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Organic Pattypan Squash

$129 by kg

The pattypan squash is also known as scallop squash, sunburst squash, granny squash, custard marrow, custard squash, cibleme in Cajun French, white squash, scallopini or simply “squash” in Australian English. Patty pan squash comes in yellow, green, and white varieties. Patty pan or scallop squash is a tender summer squash, like zucchini or yellow squash. The squash is most tender when relatively immature; it is generally served when it is no more than two to three inches in diameter.

Pattypan is a good source of magnesium, niacin, and vitamins A and C. One cup contains approximately 20 to 30 calories and no fat. It is often sliced, coated and fried until golden brown, or simply boiled. In Polish cuisine, they are pickled in sweet vinegar.

Origin:  France
Packaging: None
Storage: The hard skin protects the flesh and allows it to store longer than summer squash. Store Pattypan Squash in a cool, preferably dark, well-ventilated area for up to 3 weeks.  Wrap cut pieces in plastic and refrigerate up to five days.
Usage:  In fine cuisine, its tender flesh is sometimes scooped out and mixed with flavorings, such as garlic, prior to reinsertion; the scooped-out husk of a patty pan also is sometimes used as a decorative container for other foods. In Polish cuisine they are pickled in sweet vinegar. Pattypan can be prepared in a variety of ways including steaming, baking, sautéing and deep-frying. Generally, anywhere you can use a zuchinni, a pattypan will do.

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