Widely used among Native Americans, Zucchini blossoms were celebrated in their artwork and rituals long
before Americans discovered the aesthetic charm and culinary usefulness of lovely Zucchini flowers.
With its colorful flower attached, this baby zucchini has freckled deep-green skin.
The yellow-orange flower is delicate, fragile and edible.
Both are quite mild in flavor and can be eaten raw or cooked.
Tender baby zucchini summer squash can be boiled, steamed, microwave, sautéed, baked or stir-fried.
Zucchini is an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C, and contains iron, niacin, calcium, riboflavin,
and part of the B complex.