Pasta con zucchina e tenerumi - Valle del Crati

A dish linked to a sweet childhood memory, masterfully revisited in a modern key.

Paista ca Cucuzza e Tinnirumi' - Pasta with Zucchini and Tenerumi (Zucchini’s leaves)

Ingredients for 2 persons

· 200 g Spaghetti alla chitarra

· Olive oil to taste

· 4 Cloves of garlic

· 1 onion

· 300 ml of tomato sauce

· 1 bunch of Tenerumi (Zucchini’s leaves)

· 1 Palermitan courgette

· Chilli pepper to taste 

What are Tenerumi? They are the tender leaves and shoots of the arbor courgette, also known as 'snake courgette'.

Little known in the north, they are instead widely used in the south, especially in Sicily.