Taste-Testing Squash Blossoms at Hugo's
One of the best ways to celebrate the summer season is by cooking beautiful fruit and vegetables, especially squash blossoms.
Photo by Molly Dunn Squash blossoms are the edible flowers of zucchini and summer squash.
Often found at local farmer's markets, squash blossoms are the edible flowers from zucchini and summer squash, and they are only available for a short period of time during the summer.
Not only are these bright orange/yellow flowers beautiful to look at, they make versatile cooking ingredients -- as evidenced by Hugo's squash blossom menu. Chef Hugo Ortega uses squash blossoms in everything from soups, salads and ceviches to quesadillas, enchiladas and tostadas.
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