Friday, September 7, 2007


9/6: Zucchini, oil on canvas panel, 5x7 in.

Though squashes were introduced to Europe from the New World, zucchini (courgettes) originated in Italy late in the 19th century as a result of spontaneously occurring mutations, according to the Wikipedia article. From zucca (French courge), "squash."

1 comment:

Kevin M. Scarbrough said...

Do you ever work for the high end culinary mags, like Gastronomica or Cook's Illustrated?