Category: Recipes

Zucchini Flower Pizza

  Yes, it’s Zucchini season and end of summer.  My plants have multiple male flowers on them, so I decided it was time to pick them and cook.  I didn’t want to fry them today, but instead, do something I’ve never done…use them as toppers on a pizza.  I followed my old Italian friend’s pizza …

Continue reading

Herbs Up-Close: Chapter 1: Lemon Verbena

I have Spain to thank for bringing this lovely herb back to the shores of Europe, upon it’s discovery in South America in the early 1600’s.  Lemon Verbena, one of my favorite herbs grown in my un-kept herbal garden.  I’ve given pickings of this herb to various friends, and when I visit them, I’m stunned …

Continue reading

Fried Zucchini Flowers

Fried Zucchini Flower’s I remember these from childhood, definitely.  My mom used to love frying up the zucchini flowers that she received from our Italian neighbor, Della.  Della had a lovely little garden-as a kid, I loved walking by it, and inspecting it, seeing what she had growing.  You could always find a cardone plant …

Continue reading

Load more