My cousin's next door neighbor accidentally grew this squash from something that sneaked into her garden from the compost pile. Does anyone know what it is? I included a picture with some of the leaves, which smell awful, by the way.
Kristen is the Creative Director of Food52
It looks like it might be aspiring to be a cucuzza! http://bit.ly/qvvPdU
I've never eaten (or smelled) one, but I have seen piles of enormous ones at markets in Italy.
its a doodhi or ghia. you'll find them in most Indian stores. Its a mainstay of post partum cuisine, supposed to facilitate lactation!
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Dan Saltzstein reviews Samarkand and Golden
Piglet Day 3—See the Latest Winner!
Will Gordon Ramsay Roast Us on Twitter?
By Food52: Bee's Wrap, Baking Chocolate & More!
Pork Recipes for Weeknights & Weekends
Bright Ways to Organize Your Kitchen
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Thanks for signing up!
Connect with us to get more Food52!
Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.
(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)