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J.R. Organics is a family-owned and operated farm in San Diego County. The farm was established in the 1950s and has been certified organic since 1986. The fertile land of Valley Center, California, combined with sustainable farming practices, produces a wide variety of flavorful fruits and vegetables. Romanesco squash is an Italian heirloom recognizable by its distinctive outer skin. Its body is lined lengthwise with dark and light green stripes and pale green to white speckled overlay. Rather than smooth like traditional zucchini, Romanesco squash has prominent ribs running from stem to blossom end. Romanesco squash offers an exquisite summer squash texture and flavor with nut-like notes and a lingering sweet taste.
Romanesco squash is available during spring and summer.
Romanesco squash are an heirloom variety grown locally.
Heirloom Romanesco squash, a soft-skinned variety, is versatile and can be used in both sweet and savory preparation. Slice and layer with other vegetables and bake into a gratin. Cut into sticks, bread and deep-fry. For pickles, slice thinly into coins and combine with onions, garlic, sugar, fresh dill and vinegar. For simple preparation, slice and roast with olive oil, salt and pepper. Dice zucchini and cook in stri-fry. Halve lengthwise, remove seeds, stuff with meat or cheese and bake. Heirloom Romanesco squash should be used immediately but will keep for up to a week in cold, dry storage.
Recipes that include Romanesco Squash. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Endless Simmer||Stuffed Heirloom Zucchini|
|Casual Girl Cuisine||Savory Zucchini Cakes|
|The Slow Cook||Costata Romanesco Carpaccio|