Difference between kabocha and pumpkin

Kabocha pumpkin is relatively new in the United States, however it has been around for a long time in Japan and Korea. Don't let the name scare you. The name kabocha is derived from the Japanese word for pumpkin, kaboku. Kabocha, unlike American pumpkins, are technically a winter squash that originated in Japan and is thought to have been introduced to the Americas in the late nineteenth century through Asian immigration.However, we see more frequent appearances in many markets in the United States and Europe. 

Kabocha is a winter squash found mostly in Japan. Known for its sweet, dense flesh and thick skin, Kabocha is more like a root vegetable than a pumpkin and stores well into the winter. Also, it's the perfect fruit to add flavor to your favorite recipes - add some kabocha to your next batch of cookies or casserole recipe for a little extra twist. In Japanese, kabocha translates to "Pumpkin", however this fruit is closer to watermelon, zucchini or eggplant than actual pumpkins.

Best believe, it is still frequently used as a substitute for pumpkin. Compared to our traditional pumpkin spice latte, the ideal form of a pumpkin; kabocha pumpkin is smaller and firmer. Kabocha pumpkin has less seeds and thin skin compared to pumpkins.

When kabocha is cooked, the taste of kabocha pumpkin resembles sweet potatoes more than any other pumpkin. When you cook the pumpkin it becomes soft, buttery and moist. However, when the kabocha pumpkin is cooked it becomes dry and starchy like a baked potato.Kabocha pumpkin and traditional pumpkin are both nutritious and good sources of nutrients. Therefore, we have chosen Kabocha pumpkin as one of the ingredients that we use to make our dehydrated chicken gizzard and pumpkin sticks. 

Aribaro Pet Company has the best dehydrated Chicken Gizzard and Pumpkin (Kabocha) sticks that are made to perfection with only those two ingredients. Chicken Gizzard helps support anti-aging and hair improvement. While kabocha pumpkin is high in Vitamin A, C supports healthy eyes, skin, and coat. Grain-free, low fat, and are made with only the freshest ingredients—they're simply irresistible to furry pets like dogs! Plus, they're 100% made and sourced in the U.S.A. Rich in proteins, minerals, glucosamine, and chondroitin, they're a healthy snack you can feel good about giving your furry pet.

At Aribaro Pet Company, we chose chicken gizzard and pumpkins; which are extremely high in nutrition and its health benefits to furry pets, especially dogs. Pumpkin is rich in carotenoids, which helps reduce inflammation throughout the body and protects against oxidative stress, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Chicken gizzard is high in protein content for healthy muscle tissue and skin regeneration. 

It becomes clear why these two ingredients are the perfect match for a simple dog treat! Together, they're the taste bud-pleasing answer to providing an exciting new treat for your furry without skimping on quality. Aribaro Pet Company treats are made to be healthy, tasty, and tough! With the perfect blend of protein and fat, the Chicken Gizzard Pumpkin is made for your dog's enjoyment. Each dehydrated Chicken Gizzard and Pumpkin treat is baked in small batches at high temperatures to retain their nutritional value and flavor.

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