Fiori di Zucca fried zucchini flowers

What is Fiori di Zucca?

Fiori di zucca are zucchini flowers which Romans prepare in a unique way. The blossoms are stuffed with mozzarella cheese and anchovies, then battered and deep fried. Zucchini flowers are in season in Italy from June to September, so take advantage and try this classic dish if you are in Italy during the summer months.

Best Fiori di Zucca in Rome

Nonna Betta

Nonna Betta

In the Jewish Ghetto of Rome, Nonna Betta’s the house specialty is anything fried. They serve the best carciofi alla giudia (Jewish-Style artichokes) and fiori di zucca (fried zucchini flowers)

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