Italian migrants brought zucchini to Australia in the 1950s and since then they have become very popular in Australia. Zucchinis can be found in dark green, pale green or yellow and can be slender or tear shape. The most common zucchini found is the blackjack. This is the slender dark green zucchini.
Flavour - A mild flavour that is slightly sweet and slightly bitter with richness. The zucchini becomes sweeter the more it is cooked.
Health Benefits - Packed full of Vitamins A, C and K.
Availability - Available all year round. Peak season is Summer.
Storage - Store zucchini in a plastic bag and place them in the dry crisp area of the refrigerator.