Tuscany - Stuffed Zucchni Blossoms
- sweetteach Jul 14, 2011 06:14 AM
I am looking to enjoy stuffed zucchni blossoms when in Tuscany later this month. Does anyone know of any locations in Tuscany? Last time I was in Italy I looked everywhere and could not find any.
(Will be in the following areas: Florence, Siena, Chianti, Livorno, Pisa, Tirrenia, Lucca, La Spezia, Cinque Terre, and Vicenza - though I know it is not Tuscany).
Try Ristorante Le Vedute near Fucecchio. Sometimes on the menu. Usually stuffed with either vegetables or forcemeat. Sometimes braised, sometimes fried.
Zerlina, stuffed zucchini blossoms are a staple in Toscana, at least where I live. Mostly made at home. Don't see them that often on the menus in restaurants.
BTW sweetteach, neither the Cinque Terre nor La Spezia are in Toscana either.
Via Romana-Lucchese 121, Fucecchio, Tuscany 50054, IT