Tuesday, August 3, 2010
ah, the colors of summer eating
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Discovered on my tour of C words this week that my photographic composition contains more C's than I even knew: a zucchini is also called a courgette. According to Wikipedia, "Zucchini is the more common name in North America, Australia, Germany and Italy (zucchina/e), while courgette is more commonly used in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Portugal and South Africa." And the scientific name for the summer squashes is Cucurbita pepo.
On the wall behind my stilllife is a print by Ruth Conklin of Sleeping Bear Bay, one of our favorite camping sites in the lower peninsula of Michigan.
Get crazy with more C words at ABC Wednesday!