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Zucchini Flowers for Dinner (and one guest)

Did I mention that I love our CSA?  They are so thoughtful!  We get delivery of our veggies and NY cheese on Wednesdays and just before my pickup time we got this note and warning:   … 692 more words


Torta ai fiori di zucca: zucchini flower quiche (recipe)

For every zucchini grown, there is a beautiful saffron flower. Unfortunately in many countries this is allowed to die and never gets seen: in Italy, they are picked and eaten as a delicacy in themselves. 726 more words


Fettuccine with Zucchini Flowers and Prawns

When I see zucchini flowers at the Farmers’ Market, I know summer has finally arrived. I love using zucchini flowers in meals. They have a wonderful fresh and aromatic taste. 271 more words



We could be in the tropics at the moment with heat that rises to 35 degrees during the day followed swiftly by a monsoon-style storm at night….and I’ve even noticed some ominous bites appearing on exposed flesh early evening. 521 more words

Marche de Provence ... Chanteduc Day 2

We started this morning at the town open air market which much to my surprise… Consists of the entire village. I was thinking it was just going to be a strip in village center but literally there are stands down every charming stone street. 419 more words


Harvesting Summer Squash Blossoms and Frying Squash Blossoms

I started growing summer squash last year, but I was too concerned about pollination to feel comfortable cutting the flowers until they started fruiting.  Gardening was still just very new to me.   464 more words