Zucchini quotes by topic: Diet and zucchini, Vegetable garden and zucchini, Food and zucchini, Courgette and zucchini, Zucchini features, Money and zucchini, People and zucchini, Attitude to zucchini.
Diet and zucchini
If you select something more “solid” for a long monodiet fast, like pureed zucchini, it is essential that you not overeat. (Isabel A. Moser)
Many of the meals promoted by wellness influencers – tiny dishes of spiralized courgette, acai bowls, quinoa – are not particularly filling but are made to look beautiful online. (Ruchira Sharma)
While fruits and vegetables have made a remarkable comeback in the past three years, with courgettes and kiwis in the lead in 2016, meat continues its decline that began in the 1980s. (Nadine Bayle)
Be sure to try the courgette blossoms stuffed with ricotta, taleggio and black olives, ditto the pumpkin and rosemary risotto with roasted tofu. (Katie Kelly Bell)
No smoking signs, raw mustard greens,
Zucchini by the ton,
Uncooked kale and bodies frail
Are sure to make me run… (Maya Angelou)
Vegetable garden and zucchini
The first zucchini I ever saw I killed it with a hoe. (John Gould)
The trouble is, you cannot grow just one zucchini. Minutes after you plant a single seed, hundreds of zucchini will barge out of the ground and sprawl around the garden, menacing the other vegetables. At night, you will be able to hear the ground quake as more and more zucchinis erupt. (Dave Barry)
Patisson is grown like a zucchini. (Marianne Loison)
Both Yellow Crookneck and Black Zucchini begin yielding several weeks later than the modern hybrids. (Steve Solomon)
Food and zucchini
For centuries Italian peasants have made courgettes into fritters or squash-blossom sandwiches. (Noel Vietmeyer)
While you can find zucchini in markets in most places year-round, allowing you to make everything from breakfast dishes like zucchini and onion frittatas to snacks like zucchini-stuffed crab cakes, the onset of fall marks the beginning of hard squash season. (Marcus Samuelsson)
I am hungry and
very much wanting
I sauté the
my host mom
bought all’mercado. (Emma Reynolds)
Courgette and zucchini
Courgettes tend to be bushy and thin-skinned, whereas marrows tend to trailing and have a thicker skin. (Gareth Austin)
What’s in a name?
I know, that question’s passé and lame
But, really, what is in a name?
Zucchini and courgette, are they not the same?
What’s in this fruit’s call to fame?
What’s in a name? (Zyxia)
One zucchini plant will yield enough for a family of four. Two plants, assure some leftover for additional family and friends. With three zucchini plants, you’ve got your entire street covered. (Philip Potempa)
With a suave reptilian glitter
you bask among your raspy
fronds sudden and huge as
alligators. (Marge Piercy)
Money and zucchini
Last night we had three small zucchini for dinner that were grown within fifty feet of our back door. I estimate they cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $371.49 each. (Andy Rooney)
Oh, I’ll accommodate them, I’ll rummage around for something to feed them, for a ‘vegetarian plate’, if called on to do so. Fourteen dollars for a few slices of grilled eggplant and zucchini suits my food cost fine. (Anthony Bourdain)
People and zucchini
The sky, my zucchini, it’s big to remind us that we’re not much below. (Gilles Paris)
One’s own flowers and some of one’s own vegetables make acceptable, free, self-congratulatory gifts when visiting friends, though giving zucchini – or leaving it on the doorstep, ringing the bell, and running – is a social faux pas. (Barbara Holland)
Attitude to zucchini
When I pass a flowering zucchini plant in a garden, my heart skips a beat. (Gwyneth Paltrow)
I do not like the taste of zucchini,
so might I please suggest
we have instead fettuccini?
That dish has zest! (Andrea Dietrich)