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  • 12 fresh zucchini flowers
  • 1 ounce fresh mozzarella, cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1/2 cup  all purpose flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup  grated Parmigiano cheese
  • 3 cloves garlic,  finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons  fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup  water
  • frying oil 


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  • Wash the Zucchini flowers under fresh water.
  • Gently open the petals of each flower and insert 2 capers and 1 cube of mozzarella.
  • In a bowl, prepare the pastella (batter) by mixing: flour, eggs, garlic, mint, cheese and water.
  • Dip the flower in the pastella and fry in hot oil.
  • Fry them on both sides  until they turn golden.
  • Serve immediately.

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Review by ciaobella124 , Friday, 05 July 2013 vote imagevote imagevote imagevote image
so good! your social media marketing partner
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Thanks for the recipe, delicious... your social media marketing partner
Review by vinali , Monday, 21 July 2014 vote imagevote imagevote imagevote image
yummy! I added a half leaf of basil to each. also I fried some pickles with the leftover batter and just some batter by itself! delicious.... your social media marketing partner