- Courgettes with vanilla

They are everywhere on market stalls… The green vegetables.

Courgettes, asparagus, cabbage, cress, spring onion, spinach…

Young and tender vegetables, with or without cooking.

There is this Italian atmosphere in London in April, everybody smiles, the sun is out, the temperature is higher…We just need good quality and simple food with a lot of olive oil and a glass of Barolo to live the dolce vita.

Here is another way to eat courgette, with vanilla and lemon.


Courgettes and vanilla, serves 4

Ingredients :

  • 4 courgettes
  • 8 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • The juice of half lemon
  • Salt and pepper


In a baking tray put the olive oil, open the vanilla pod lengthwise and scratch the little black grain inside with a knife and put the grains in the oil.

Wash and cut the courgettes in sections of 4/5 cm and place them in the baking tray. Imbibe the courgettes with oil and vanilla. Add the open vanilla pod for more flavor and add the seasoning, salt and pepper. Pour the juice of lemon, cover with foil and put in the oven for 30min at 180°/Gas 4.

The courgettes have to be crunchy, season again if needed, you can also add some red onion and enjoy.




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