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Friday Feast - Food in Print, #5, 2016

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.  

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Stuffed 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. 317 more words


Garden Update

Plenty of rain coming down today which makes for a good cozy day indoors, crafting and reading and writing.

We ate the first ears of sweet corn last week, and were they ever sweet and delicious! 263 more words

NZ Garden

Tempura Zucchini Flowers

I love produce markets. The bleariness of waking up early, the commute with your enviro bags stuffed into your pockets, and turning the corner into the market and scouting out the crowd. 970 more words


Ricotta and Preserved Lemon Zucchini Flowers

There are so many things to celebrate about the coming of Spring and stuffed zucchini flowers lightly fried in tempura batter is definitely one of them. 216 more words


83 - Honey, Walnut & Mascarpone Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

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


The Gift of Zucchini Flowers

If Someone Gives You Flowers…Eat Them!

We were out on one of our adventures today and we came upon a lovely rustic resort on the shore of the York River. 597 more words