Michelin-starred pumpkin soup for Halloween !

As Halloween creeps closer and the weather turns colder, nothing tastes as good as a bowl of hot pumpkin soup. With only a couple of weeks away, things are starting to get spooky at the Boxy atelier. To unravel the secret recipe of the most hauntingly good pumpkin soup, we wore our latest winter '22 collection and snuck into the magical kitchen of the celebrity chefs Kristof and Stefan Boxy and their brilliant right hand Douglas Poelman, who also happens to be the older brother of our CEO Gaspard Poelman ! 

The twin brothers started a Michelin-starred restaurant in 1982. Fifteen years later they devoted themselves to their own catering service which takes care of all kinds of parties, from the food to the decoration. In 2017 Douglas Poelman joined and the triplet has been thriving ever since.

To add to their excellence and their meticulous eye for art, their atelier is actually a glass pavilion that was built by the infamous designer Maarten Van Severen who let old and new play off each other adequately and uncorruptively.


Not quite, but that's how easy they make it look ! Though the mouth-watering flavours and the unbelievable attention to detail say otherwise. But not to worry ! We have carefully documented the whole process exclusively for our lovely customers to try and to enjoy at home. Don't forget to tag us when you make this ! 


PREP ± 15 MIN. COOK ± 30 MIN.           30 SERVINGS

  • 3 peeled butternut pumpkins
  • 10 medium onions
  • 2 lemongrass stalks
  • 8 Iranian lemons
  • 100 gr. ginger
  • Zest of Buddha's hand (a.k.a. the fingered citron)
  • 750 gr. yoghurt
  • Cilantro powder to taste
  • Lemon myrtle to taste
  • Garlic powder to taste
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste



    Great news for everyone that is already salivating by reading our blog, we will be serving this Michelin-starred pumpkin soup to our lovely customers that visit one of our 5 stores during Hallowee-kend on Friday 28.10, Saturday 29.10 and on Sunday 31.10 in our coastal stores ! Don't miss this yummy opportunity !


    Yes, we have more surprises in store for you ! During autumn break, which is from 31.10 - 4.11, we will host an online Halloween contest on our Instagram account where you will get the chance to win a full AO76 look !

    Make sure to follow all of these 4 steps to hopefully win:

    Good luck to your little pumpkins !

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