Aegean Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

Cıcek Sarma

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By David Dale and Somer Sivrioglu

Published 2015

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You don’t say no to my friend Musa Dağdeviren, the custodian of Turkish traditional values in cooking. So when he told me to meet him outside his Istanbul restaurant at 5 am, I stayed up all night to be on time. We jumped in his pickup truck and drove for an hour to his farm in the country. The sun was just coming up. He wanted to show me the perfect moment to pick zucchini flowers for stuffing—the moment when they open to the sun. He’d brought a pot of his own ri