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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

The first zucchini flower! 

I’m in a bit of a rush today, so I don’t have time for a full garden update… The good news though, we have our first zucchini flowers!! 31 more words