Roselle may be used raw, dried or juiced. The fruit's tart flavor requires a sweetener of some kind, and it is successfully used like a cranberry in recipes for jam, jelly, chutney and even wine.
Barrel Cactus Fruit
The fruit of the Barrel cactus is best prepared in sweet applications, since its natural tartness lends itself well to a hint of sugar. Cook the fruit down with agave syrup to make a jam, jelly or a sweet and sour chutney.
Baby Green Patty Pan
Inventory, 10 lbs : 2.88
This item was last sold on : 09/25/17
Baby Green patty pan squash is saucer shaped, almost resembling a toy top with scalloped edges. Its coloring is bright to dark green with faint lime green stripes and a green tipped stem at its blossom end. Its flesh is crisp and creamy white colored with a moist seed cavity. Its flavors are mild and somewhat grassy with a sweet finish. Younger summer squash is chosen over mature squash as their seeds are barely developed and the flesh has a higher moisture content while mature squash's skin becomes drier and thicker and its flavor can decline, even become bitter. In addition to the fruit of the plant, the leaves and the flower blossoms are also edible.
Baby Green patty pan squash is available year-round with a peak season in the summer months.
Baby Green patty pan squash is botanically a part of Cucurbita pepo and a member of the Cucurbitaceae family. Also known as a scalloped type of summer squash baby Green patty pan is sometimes referred to as scallop or scallopini squash. Baby patty pan squash can be found in green, yellow and white coloring. Although used as a vegetable in the culinary landscape, botanically patty pan squash is a fruit, as its flesh bears the plant's seeds.
Baby Green patty pan squash is known for its high water content. They also contain some of vitamins A and C as well as magnesium, folic acid and potassium. Most of the nutrients in baby Green patty pan squash are located in the rind of the squash.
Baby Green patty pan squash can be used raw or cooked in a variety of preparations. They can be steamed, roasted, sautéed, grilled, braised and baked. Their thin skin need not be removed as it is delicate enough to consume but be sure to remove its rough stem. Baby Green patty pan squash can be utilized whole, sliced or hollowed and stuffed. It can also be pureed and added to soups, sauces and curries. It can be used interchangeably in many recipes that call for zucchini. Its flavor pairs well with summer vegetables such as tomatoes, corn, garlic and eggplant, with fresh and dried herbs like oregano, basil and chives, with olive oil, roasted chicken, grilled meats and seafood, and with mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Harvested when it is immature baby Green patty pan squash is delicate and as result not a storage hearty fruit. For best flavor it should be used soon after harvest, to store keep dry and refrigerated and use within a week.
“Baby” squash varieties specifically became popular in the United States in the 1980's when baby vegetables such as baby carrots became a culinary trend. Consumers eager to create meals at home that modeled what they saw on television cooking shows and in their favorite restaurants created a demand for this petite, gourmet vegetable. The name "patty pan" comes from the squashes shape which is reminiscent of that of the classic crimped baking pan.
Members of the Cucurbita genus such as baby Green patty pan squash are believed to be native to Mesoamerica. Squash first made its way to Spain and Italy via explorers that had traveled in the New World. The summer zucchini varieties of squash we know today developed predominantly in Italy, making their way to the United States in the 1920’s. Baby Green patty pan squash are an easy to grow variety and of all the baby squash varieties produce the most fruit per plant when compared to other cultivators. In the United States the majority of commercially available baby squash is grown in South and Central America.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Prado at Balboa Park Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-744-3732|
|Ballast Point Brewing - Temecula||Temecula CA||619-295-3173|
|Rustic Root||San Diego CA||619-232-1747|
|Two Seven Eight||San Diego CA||619-278-0080|
|The Wild Thyme Company||San Diego CA||858-527-0226|
|Brooklyn Girl||San Diego CA||619-296-4600|
|Baci (Luce)||San Diego CA||619-275-2094|
|Catamaran||San Diego CA||858-488-1081|
|Sorority Cuisine - Alpha Phi||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|The Barrel Room||San Diego CA||858-673-7512|
|Sushi Ota||San Diego CA||858-270-5047|
|Gaslamp Union Kitchen & Tap||San Diego CA||619-795-9463|
|One Door North||San Diego CA||858-232-4220|
|Primavera Ristorante||Coronado CA||619-435-0454|
|Pueblo||San Diego CA||858-490-6298|
|UCSD Food & Nutrition Department La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-657-6473|
|Dolce at the Highlands||San Diego CA||858-847-2740|
|Waters Catering||San Diego CA||619-276-8803 x4|
|La Verduleria de Tijuana S. de R.L de C.V||Tijuana||664-103-6262|
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-3003|
|Sorority Cuisine - SAE||San Diego CA||310-402-6195|
|Pendry SD (Lion Fish)||San Diego CA||619-738-7000|
|Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Sugar and Scribe||La Jolla CA||858-274-1733|
|Casa de las Campanas Norte||San Diego CA||858-376-1522|
|Bagby Beer Company||Oceanside CA||760-505-3445|
|Viewpoint Brewing Co.||Del Mar CA||858-205-9835|
|Brasserie||San Diego CA||858-450-9576|
|The Bier Garden||Encinitas CA||760-632-2437|
|Kettner Exchange||San Diego CA||312-415-5455|
|Vista Valley||Vista CA||760-758-2800|
|Open House||Encinitas CA||760-452-2000|
|Union Kitchen & Tap (Encinitas)||Encinitas CA||760-230-2337|
|Pamplemousse Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-792-9090|
|Barbarella||San Diego CA||858-454-7373|
|Fredrick Smith||San Diego CA||619-721-5947|
|Dolce Pane & Vino||Del Mar CA||858-832-1518|
|Solterra Winery + Kitchen||Encinitas CA||760-230-2970|
|Bleu Boheme||San Diego CA||619-255-4167|
|Horton Grand Hotel||San Diego CA||619-544-1886|
|Hyatt Islandia||San Diego CA||619-224-1234|
|Herb & Wood||San Diego CA||619-955-8495|
|Prepkitchen La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-875-7737|
|West Root||San Diego CA||619-276-6700|
|Great Maple||San Diego CA||619-255-2282|
|Fireside by The Patio||San Diego CA||858-270-9900|
|Ballast Point Restaurant - Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-298-2337|
|The Wooden Spoon||Escondido CA||760-445-2816|
|Shakespeare's Corner Shoppe & Afternoon Tea||San Diego CA||619-683-2748|
|AToN Center Inc.||Encinitas CA||858-759-5017|
|San Diego Yacht Club||San Diego CA||619-758-6334|
|Currant||San Diego CA||619-702-6309|
|Vi At La Jolla Village||San Diego CA||858-646-7700|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Grill||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|UCSD Food & Nutrition Department Hillcrest||San Diego CA||619-543-2764|
|Inn at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-381-8289|
|University Club||San Diego CA||619-234-5200|
|Kindred||San Diego CA||858-342-3609|
Recipes that include Baby Green Patty Pan. One is easiest, three is harder.
|La Tartine Gourmande||Small Stuffed Zucchinis with Black Rice|
|Fake Food Free||Patty Pan Squash Stuffed with Basil Orzo|
|Food Renegade||Buttery Patty Pan Squash with Basil|
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Mulberry creek farm
Near Norwalk, Ohio, United States
About 429 days ago, 7/24/16
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About 446 days ago, 7/07/16
Spotter's comments : Baby Green Patty Pan Squash spotted at Columbia Greenmarket.