In Mexico they eat the flowers and tender stems that come, mainly, from Cucurbita argyrosperma (pumpkin pipiana), Cucurbita moschata (pumpkin from Castilla), Cucurbita ficifolia (chilacayote) and Cucurbita pepo (calabacita).
The characteristics of the pumpkins and their adaptation to the crop make that practically at any time of the year there are flowers and stems in the markets of central Mexico
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Cont. 420 gr
The zucchini flower, or flor de calabaza, is enjoyed in Mexico and added to a wide variety of different recipes. Zucchini flowers, and their tender stems, are delicate and tasty, and are often considered more popular than the fruit itself in Mexican cuisine! The zucchini plant is a variety of squash, related to pumpkins, and grows extremely well in the Mexican climate. It means that the markets of central Mexico are filled with zucchini flowers at almost any time of the year!
PREPARATION AND USAGE: These zucchini flowers are ready prepared and can be added straight into your favourite recipes.
They are most often used for quesadillas or tacos.
INGREDIENTS: Zucchini Flower, Water, Iodized salt and citric acid.
DIETARY INFORMATION: Vegan and Vegetarian.
PACKAGE TYPE: Can.
RECYCLING INFORMATION: Can is widely recycled.
STORAGE INFORMATION: Once open, transfer to a container and refrigerate. Consume in a few days.