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Stuffed Zucchini Flowers, Fiori di Zucca, Frittelli

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bklynfoodster Jul 16, 2009 07:50 AM

There are a few names for this tasty Italian Treat.... where can I find them? Thanks!

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    bklynfoodster Jul 17, 2009 05:36 AM

    I'm not limited to the outer boroughs, I posted this question on the manhattan board too. Thanks!

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      JohnAM Jul 17, 2009 06:42 AM

      Are you looking for the zucchini flowers to make yourself or a restaurant that has them on a menu? You can probably purchase flowers at a farmers market or if any of your neighbors have a gardens, flowers are in abundance now and they make give you some. As for restaurants, they would be few and far between to have flowers on their menu.

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      petenice15 Jul 16, 2009 02:34 PM

      Areo in Bay Ridge has them as a special when they are in season. They are a reason to go eat there alone.

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        motl Jul 17, 2009 05:20 AM

        I had stuffed zucchini flowers a few weeks ago at al di la in Park Slope, and they were excellent. (Though not as good as those in Rome -- but then, what is?) I think they were a special, though, so I don't know if they'd be there now. Might be worth a phone call to find out.

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        gnosh Jul 16, 2009 02:01 PM

        DiFara used to have them fairly regularly, but I think trying to get them these days would probably be an exercise in futility.

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          Peter Cherches Jul 16, 2009 01:13 PM

          According to a menupages find-a-food search:

          Armani, Bacaro, Montenapo, San Pietro, Serafina--all midtown except Bacaro. I don't think I've had it outside of the Jewish quarter of Rome. Are you limited to outer boroughs?

          http://petercherches.blogspot.com

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            Barry Strugatz Jul 16, 2009 07:54 AM

            I've been buying zucchini flowers at the Grand Army Plaza greenmarket and making them at home.

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