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Fried Courgette Blossoms    Veg  HT  ACC  20mins

This recipe is particularly useful for dinner parties when something a little special is required.

Serves 4     Hot Vegetarian Spices Edible Flowers Blossom Accompaniment Dairy Free

2 Eggs, beaten
100g/4oz Flour
240ml/8fl.oz. Water
teasp Salt and Cayenne Pepper (to taste)
12 large Courgette (Zucchini) or Squash Flowers (blossoms)
Oil for shallow frying


1. Place the eggs, flour, water, salt and cayenne pepper in a large mixing bowl and whisk until well blended.

2. Heat 5cm/2-inches of oil in a large frying pan until hot.

3. Dip each flower into the batter, swirling around until well coated, then fry for around 30 seconds on each side until golden brown.

4. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper. Serve hot.

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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


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Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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