Yes, these are still deep fried and they are still oily. But whereas the versions we were previously accustomed to consisted of thick disks or sticks, these are cut into slender strips. Zucchini "French fries" may be nothing new to some of you, but for us it was a revelation! Light, crispy, and delicious with a squeeze of lemon or dipped in curry ketchup.
• Get the recipe: Courgette Fritti, from the BBC Good Food site or the July 2009 issue of Olive magazine
Do you make fried zucchini? Any other tips for us?