A deep-fried courgette flower stuffed with walnuts, garlic & bread, drizzled with honey


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Fusion: A Culinary Journey


By Peter Gordon

Published 2010

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In Turkey, there is a wonderful classic sauce, more like a chunky pesto in texture, called tarator. It contains nuts, stale bread soaked in water which is then squeezed out, garlic, oil and sometimes vinegar or lemon juice. Everything is pounded together and it seems to be served with anything from fish through to cucumber salad and boiled cauliflower. Whenever I think of courgette flowers I always think of Italy - although obviously they call courgettes ‘zucchini’. I’ve eaten them i