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ISO Zucchini Blossoms in NYC

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difaracraft Mar 12, 2007 09:49 PM

First of all, this website is a dream come true. Nice to meet you all.

Second, after adoring Di Fara's zucchini blossoms for years now, we finally decided we should try to make some on our own. Where can we get them here, though?

Thanks!

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    caitlin RE: difaracraft Mar 13, 2007 06:39 AM

    I've found them at the Union Square Farmers Market, at the cart right near the subway entrance at the corner of 17th and Union Square West....

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      difaracraft RE: caitlin Mar 13, 2007 12:52 PM

      Thanks!

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      markabauman RE: difaracraft Mar 13, 2007 06:47 AM

      At what time of year? Locally, they're generally only available in summer. To my surprise, we were in an Italian restaurant a few weeks ago (Crispo, on 14th St.) and they were offered as a special appetizer and were excellent. We asked where they were from, and they said they were flown in that morning from Israel.

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        difaracraft RE: markabauman Mar 13, 2007 12:52 PM

        The ones at DiFara's are also amazing, and he also has them flown in (along with the rest of his ingredients...) Thanks!

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        kesues RE: difaracraft Mar 13, 2007 12:54 PM

        I had them as an appetizer at Cookshop, but I believe it was during the summer while they were in season

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          difaracraft RE: kesues Mar 13, 2007 07:54 PM

          Glad summer's coming, and thank you!

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          piccola RE: difaracraft Mar 13, 2007 05:45 PM

          You can buy them at Garden of Eden, too. But they're super expensive there, so I'd go only as a last resort.

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            difaracraft RE: piccola Mar 13, 2007 07:55 PM

            Wonderful, thanks a lot!

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