Mache has been cultivated in France since the 17th century, and in France it is known as doucette. It is also known as "lamb's lettuce" because its leaves resemble the size and shape of a lamb's tongue.
The Charentais is a petite-sized melon with a smooth, hard, pistachio-grey colored skin and distinct green ribbing. Its flesh is deep orange, dense, smooth and sweet similar to that of a Cantaloupe.
Middle Eastern Squash
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Middle Eastern "Cousa Magda" is a summer squash available from June throughout the summer months.
Once sown, Middle Eastern squash matures in 48 days with high yields over a long season.
Middle Eastern "Cousa Magda" squash has a sweet, nutty flavor comparable with Zephyr. It's actually iconically known as the best tasting Middle Eastern "style" squash. The blocky, pale-green, tapered fruits have a smooth and shiny skin. They are optimally picked small, 3-4" long.
Stuff and roast, saute or grill. This zucchini is ideal for many cooking applications, just don't over cook it. It's thin skin and tender flesh require the briefest of heat.
Cousa is a Middle eastern squash that literally means "squash" in Arabic.