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courgette

chiefly Brit a small variety of vegetable marrow, cooked and eaten as a vegetable
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As the plants develop, the female flowers, those with a little fruit just behind them, will produce the courgettes.
Courgettes need fertile, moist soil and its beneficial to add plenty of organic matter.
Olive oil is a monounsaturated fat, which helps lower blood cholesterol, while courgettes are low in calories, contain vitamin C, betacarotene and folate and count towards five a day.
The Roast Courgette Sauce was developed in response to requests for a sauce with larger vegetable chunks than the Garden Vegetable Sauce, for slightly older children.
To serve, pile the courgettes in a spiral in the centre of a warmed plate.
Courgettes should be sown indoors in April to May, planted out May to June and harvested throughout the summer, until October.
THESE weeks, we propose some more summer specials featuring an ingredient that is too often overlooked - courgette flowers.
They're more watery and bland than young, sweet courgettes.
Instead he whizzes up a mean carbonara, where he goes "big stylee" on the pepper, and a tasty-looking raw courgette salad served alongside Mr Mackerel.
2 large courgettes, washed and cut into ribbons lengthways
340g lamb (chump or boneless leg steaks) 1tbsp light soya sauce 1tbsp sesame oil 2 courgettes (cut into half and sliced diagonally) 1 heaped tsp minced ginger (or use fresh) 1 /2 jar oyster-flavoured sauce 1 small onion, sliced2tbsp peanut or vegetable oil Black pepper