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Courgette Pickle
Courgette Farciti
Courgette flowers stuffed with chicken
Courgette Soup Zucchini Bread
Squash Pie


Allow two or three flowers per person

Fiori de Zucchini repieni de pollo
Courgette Flowers Stuffed with Chicken



1 1/2 oz. flour
1 1/2 oz. butter
1/2 pint of milk
pepper and nutmeg
a nut of chicken bouillon


4 oz. finely chopped ham
8 oz. finely chopped cooked chicken

2 heaped tablespoons flour
1 egg
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt and black pepper
3 tablespoons of water


  1. Make a roux with the flour and butter
  2. Cook until slightly sandy ; mix together milk, pepper,nutmeg,
    and nut of chicken bouillon and add gradually to the roux.
  3. Simmer for five minutes (the sauce should be thick) then mix in
    the ham & chicken.
  4. Cover with greaseproffo paper and allow the mixture to get cold.
  5. Stuff the flowers with a tablespoon of the cooled mixture.
  6. Put the flour into a bowl and make a well
  7. Add egg, oil, pepper & salt
  8. Mix together and start stirring in until the batter is a thickish cream.
  9. Dip the stuffed flowers in a batter
  10. Deep fry them, turning them once or twice and serve on a napkin
    with segments of lemon and watercress.

With thanks to the Lottery Awards for All Funds