Courgette flower fritters

Beignets de fleurs de courgettes

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
New Bistro

By Fran Warde

Published 2009

  • About

When summer is in mid-flow, courgettes grow abundantly. This is a great way of cooking the flowers, and the addition of garlic and parsley is an example of how Dominique likes to put his twist on dishes.


  • 250 g (9 oz) flour
  • 250 ml (9 fl


Whisk together the flour, oil and egg with the water. Add the parsley and garlic to the batter, then leave to rest for 20 minutes.

Preheat the oil in a deep-fat fryer, set at 180°C/350°F. Dip the courgette flowers into the batter in batches and