Ingredient of the Month: Courgette

It’s August and our Ingredient of the Month is the Courgette – the perfect summer squash! In its prime this time of year, the humble courgette, also known as the Zucinni, belongs to the same family as the cucumber, melon and you’ve guessed it squash. These little beauties can grow up to one metre if left unchecked but are usually harvested immature at between 15cm and 25cms. Working With Courgettes Courgettes do not need to be peeled. Trim the ends, wash, cook whole, slice or spiralize. Whilst we don’t recommend it, Courgettes can be steamed or boiled but they become mushy as they soak up the water. However, if you really want to try steaming, it takes between 2 to 5 minutes. Frying takes be

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