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The first meal I ate in Rome was nothing much. Just some homemade pasta (spaghetti carbonara) with a side order of sautéed spinach and garlic. (The great romantic poet Shelley once wrote a horrified letter to a friend in England about cuisine in Italy: “Young women of rank actually eat – you will never guess what – GARLIC!”) Also, I had one artichoke, just to try it; the Romans are awfully proud of their artichokes.
Tags » Zucchini Flowers
Zucchinis are blooming and the blossoms make a delicious dish when stuffed with feta and mint in the classic Greek way. Both forms of the flower can be used and the immature zucchini left attached will yield a crunchy element to the crispy battered blossoms. 312 more words
Okay – definitely the last zucchini flowers that I’ll be having for quite a while. Absolutely delicious, but I’ve sort of gone overboard with them lately. 693 more words