Ways to Cook Zucchini Blossoms — Other Than Frying?

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Q: This year I am harvesting my first courgettes [zucchini, for all the Americans in the audience! - Ed]. Is there any way of preparing courgette flowers other than deep-frying?

Looking forward to hearing your ideas.

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Editor: Gudrun, sure! There are lots of ways to use the blossoms. Take a look at this post:

Five Ways to Eat Squash Blossoms

I especially like this recipe:

Summer Brunch: Baked Eggs with Zucchini Blossoms

Readers, any good, non-fried ways to use zucchini blossoms?


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(Image: Gudrun via email)

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