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date: 08 August 2020

vegetable spaghetti 

The Oxford Companion to Food

Alan Davidson

, Tom JaineTom Jaine

originally (in the 1930s) an American cultivar of the squashC. pepo; also known as spaghetti squash or noodle squash. The ripe fruits are ochre/light buff in colour, about 24 cm (9") long and 0.75 kg (1.5 lb) or more in weight. What is special about them is that the stringy fibres, which in a normal squash form a small layer between the flesh and the seeds, are over-developed so that they take up most of the inside and look and handle remarkably like spaghetti. The taste is bland, so this vegetable goes best with something which has a stronger flavour.... ...

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