Zuppa di Zucchine

Courgette Soup

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Recipes from an Italian Farmhouse

By Valentina Harris

Published 1995

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This summer soup of courgettes, fresh basil, eggs, olive oil, bread and cheese is a speciality of the southern province of Naples. Here the black soil along the coast supports a profusion of vegetables. Very fresh courgettes, with glossy skins, are crucial – and also young tender ones. Their maximum size should be 15 cm (6