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trombetta

a twisty sort of courgette

More often called zucchina trombetta ('toy horn'), this variety of cucurbita moschata resembles a courgette somewhat, and finds the same uses in the kitchen. But it's really a cousin to the butternut squash.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: foodforlonglife