Fiori di zucca fritti

Fried zucchini flowers

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By Tessa Kiros

Published 2003

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While the idea of throwing a delicate blossom into hot oil might seem outlandish, these are gorgeous to eat. They are delicious served alone as an antipasto, or to accompany a second course. You could also add a thin slice of mozzarella and half an anchovy fillet into each flower before dipping them into the batter — for a rich yet delicious variation. Choose firm, bright flowers, picked as recently as possible.