- german name: Zucchini
- swiss name: Zucchetti
- french name: Courgettes
- italian name: Zucchine
General Information: In Switzerland, yellow or green zucchini are available fresh from Spring to mid-Fall. The familiar dark green zucchini, the round scalloped patty pan, and other varieties like the pale yellow are all members of the squash family.
Season: May through October, but the optimal purchasing season is from July through September.
Purchasing Tips: Select small zucchini, which will be younger and more tender. Avoid zucchini with blemishes to the skin.
Storage: Refrigerate for up to 5 days.
Cooking Tips: Can be consumed raw, sautéed, steamed, simmered, boiled, grilled, or deep-fried.
Nutritional Info: Rich in Vitamin C« back to What's in Season