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What is zucchini

What is zucchini

Zucchini also  known as courgette is one of the popular summer squash.It is soft, sweet and usually dark or light green in color.The flavor of zucchini is very mild and can be eaten with the skin.

it is believed zucchini was first introduced in Italy in the first decade of the 19th  century but later Italian immigrants probably first cultivated it in the United States in the second decade of the 19th century.

History of zucchini

1. It may improve digestion to a  lower risk of heart disease, and lowering cholesterol. 2. It may aid your bones,thyroid, and prostate.

Benefits of zucchini

How to store zucchini

1. Store cooked zucchini recipes in an airtight container in refrigerator for 1 to 2 days. 2. But for  raw courgettes store them in a ziplock bag in a freezer for up to 3 to 4 days.

1. Cucumbers belong to the gourd family and zucchini belongs to Cucurbita family. 2. Cucumber feels cool, softer and bumpy on its surface. Whereas zucchini feels rough, dry, smoother surface 

Zucchini Vs Cucumber


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