Bagna cauda is a great way to enjoy variety of vegetables including radishes and summer squashes. A glass of white wine would add excitements to the conversation. Here is a simple and easy but great sauce recipe. Continue reading
Yellow Summer Squashes comes in numerous varieties, varying in size, shape and color. As the name suggest there are winter squashes, too. Zucchini is a type of summer squash. Continue reading
Portabello mushroom and Zucchini dressed with Cashew nuts paste dressing topped with Almond slices. Crunchiness and nutty flavor of Almond is a fun addition to the dish. $14
Herb stuffed Zucchini flower. $12
Herbs, cheese and lightly crispy zucchini flower is easy to make. A good friend of mine hooked me with a very reasonably priced a bottle called “Petit Chablis by Roland Lavantureux” What a way to start a dinner!
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A baby Zucchini with a flower. Zucchini grows so fast it is tricky to pick them at a right timing. It can grow bigger than a foot ball in the late season but this young tiny zucchini with a flower is a treat of the season as well.
Kohlrabi. Some are familiar with this strange looking root vegetable but many are not. As the name, Kohl=Cabbage~Rabi=Turnip, suggests it looks like turnip and it is sweet like Cabbage, in addition a texture like an apple. It can be eaten raw as well as cooked. Continue reading
Grill sliced Zucchini with E.V.O.O. and garlic and a squeeze of lemon. While outside is crispy inside is juicy with a flavor of the summer.
Zucchini Pasta can be made by slicing zucchini using mandolin slicer. Mango mint sauce with pistachio nuts topping matches well for this cold pasta dish. It goes well with cold sparkling wine. This dish is good when you have a guest on gluten-free diet.
Once you see Zucchini in the market, you know the summer is almost there as it is also known as a summer squash. There are many variations in shapes and color.