sara | July 1, 2009
Yesterday I did a spot of gardening whilst we have this spell of glorious weather. I had sown lupin and courgette seeds ages ago and hadn’t potted them on so I finally go around to it.
I now have 8 courgette plants in pots and when they get a little more established I will put them [...]
sara | July 31, 2008
I was delighted to receive this fantastic reader’s recipe for Roasted Courgette And Parmesan Soup by Tony from Cambridge. I thought that it sounded so good that I would share it with you all.
Hi, roasted courgette and parmesan soup is good. I don’t really have a recipe.
Just roast a load of courgettes with an onion [...]
sara | May 1, 2008
Courgettes are always a great success in my vegetable garden
The TopVeg website always provide me with excellent seed sowing information.
Farming Friends & TopVeg have now collaborated to create a How To Grow Courgettes growing card.
Click on the image to enlarge and if you wish to print off this growing card, right click on the enlarged image and then click print picture to print [...]
sara | February 25, 2008
“What, exactly, IS a courgette? Sounds like some type of squash. Must be a British thing,”asked Boggywoggy.
A courgette is;
A small squash or marrow.
The fruit from the plant.
Also known as a zucchini.
Yellow, green or light green in colour depending on the variety.
Known scientifically as the cucurbita pepo.
Often shaped like a cucumber.
Used like a vegetable rather than [...]
admin | September 11, 2007
I love chocolate and I love courgettes, but not at the same time I hear you cry! Actually yes! I found a recipe for chocolate and courgette cake over at Pumpkin Soup ages ago and decided to try it at the weekend.
As I mixed the ingredients together I was a bit dubious as to how [...]
admin | August 21, 2007
Back in early September 2005 I decided to use up some of the courgette and green tomatoes which kept growing in my veg garden by making courgette and green tomato chutney. I had never made chutney before but I thought I would give it a go. I am pleased to say that this chutney is [...]
sara | August 11, 2007
Last night Steve harvested my first courgette from the flood damaged courgette plants that managed to survive a week under water.
We only used half of this beauty which we just boiled and served with mince, new potatoes and cabbage.
I will consult my courgette recipe list for more ideas on what to do with the rest [...]
admin | August 4, 2007
I love courgettes / zucchinis and this year I was hoping for many courgettes that I would be able to cook in many different ways trying out new and interesting recipes I have found in the blogging world.
I planted twenty courgette plants earlier in the season and all the plants were doing very well when [...]