Zucchini have a mild flavor, slightly sweet and slightly bitter, with a rich feel. The sweetness in zucchini becomes more evident when it is cooked.
Cooking also serves to soften zucchini, although it is tender to bite into even raw.
Country of Origin: Italy
Storage: if storing zucchini in the refrigerator, do not wash the squash before storing. They are best stored in a bag that has had a few holes poked in it for airflow, and then placed in the vegetable crisper drawer. Zucchini stored this way will last approximately 1 week.
Weight: 1 piece