courgette


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courgette

chiefly Brit a small variety of vegetable marrow, cooked and eaten as a vegetable
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THESE weeks, we propose some more summer specials featuring an ingredient that is too often overlooked - courgette flowers.
INGREDIENTS 4 slices of goat's cheese (about 60g each slice) 1 red pepper 1 yellow pepper 1 small bunch of spring onions 1 small red onion 12 courgettes 2 large open-cap mushrooms 4 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped 20g basil leaves, roughly chopped 1 small bottle balsamic vinegar 1 /2 small aubergine 4tbsp olive oil 2tsp clear honeyMETHOD 1.
Staff at the off-licence fought back, the court was told, when the brown paper bag fell out of Palmer's pocket as he tried to pick up cans he had dropped on the floor - revealing a courgette.
Iceberg lettuce with brown shrimps Serves - 4 Serves - 4 INGREDIENTS 1 iceberg lettuce 1 iceberg lettuce 1 avocado, diced 1 avocado, diced 2 spring onions, 2 spring onions, finely sliced finely sliced 2tbsp olive oil 2tbsp olive oil 2 small courgettes, diced 2small courgettes, diced 1 finely chopped red chilli 1 finely chopped red chilli 200g cooked 200g cooked brown shrimps brown shrimps Zest and juice of 1 lime, Zest and juice of 1 lime, plus 1 extra lime, cut plus 1 extra lime, cut into wedges to serve into wedges to serve A couple of dashes A couple of dashes of Tabasco of Tabasco Small handful finely Small handful finely chopped chives chopped chives METHOD Put the avocado and spring onions in a bowl.
Tofu and courgette curry Serves 4 | 200g firm tofu, cubed | 3 large courgettes, diced | 1 tsp ginger grated | 1 tsp garlic, minced | 2 green chillies, chopped | 1 tbsp cooking oil | 1 tbsp natural yoghurt | 1/4 tsp turmeric powder | 2 large onions, sliced | 2 tomatoes, finely chopped | 1/2 tsp cumin seeds | Pinch of fenugreek seeds | 4 cashew nuts, ground | 1/2 cup of water | Handful fresh coriander leaves | Salt to taste Method In a large frying pan, pour in the cooking oil and place over a medium heat.
Serves 4) 320g linguine 4-6 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for sprinkling 2 cloves garlic, peeled 500g clams 2 shallots, finely sliced 4 medium courgettes, finely sliced 2 tbsp vegetable stock For the puree 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic, peeled 2 shallots, finely sliced 1 large courgette, finely sliced 2 tbsp vegetable stock
Heat a frying pan and, in batches, quickly dry fry the courgette slices on both sides.
Courgettes certainly are prone to viruses, but they usually cause extreme stunting and distortion and any discoloration is generally yellow.
I also like to cook some finely chopped onion in butter or oil until translucent and then to add the sliced courgette cooking them gently until the juices run.
Cheese & courgette pesto pudding Serves 4 Ingredients Sunflower oil, for greasing 650g courgettes 150g pack garlic & herb cream Cheese 12 slices ciabatta bread 4 large eggs 500ml semi-skimmed milk 4 tbsp fresh pesto 3 large tomatoes, thickly sliced into thirds is best Method 1 Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/Gas 4 and use some of the oil to grease a rectangular ovenproof dish.
Pasta with fresh pesto and grated courgette Ingredients 2 cloves of garlic 3 oz of parmesan 2oz pine kernels 3 fl oz olive oil 2 bunches of fresh basil leaves 300g fresh pasta 1 courgette Rocket Salami Method Whizz the garlic, parmesan, pine kernels and olive oil into a paste.
For a refreshing twist, try a combination of courgette, asparagus and garlic.