Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

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Appears in
Ten Vineyard Lunches

By Richard Olney

Published 1988

  • About

Zucchini bear male and female flowers. It is the fruitless male flower which commonly serves in the kitchen (although it is now chic in modish restaurants to serve mousseline-stuffed female flowers with the tiny, just-formed vegetable attached). In Provence, as in Italy, they are always in the early morning, summer markets; the flowers fade rapidly and should be used very fresh but can be kept for several hours, the stem tips immersed in a glass of water and refrigerated. They are usually d