2008/11/04

Zucchini cakes - revisit

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As mentioned in my early post, when I first made zucchini cakes, I didn't have a large zucchini so it didn't turn out close to the original recipe I followed. This round, with a large zucchini on hand and adding 1 extra egg, I made a revisit to this recipe. For recipe, please refer to here.

If you have a picky eater who refuses to eat vegetables, give it a try. But remember to control the amount of salt you add as the cheese is quite salty.


When I am writing this post, I wonder whether Japanese cucumber can be used to replace zucchini. Has anyone tried it before and like to share it with me?

Which one do you like, the 1st attempt or the one below?

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I am submitting this recipe to Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipe Carnival hosted by Fun and Food Cafe. Thanks to Mansi for her invitation.

18 comments:

Little Miss Hova said...

The question is, which one did YOU like better?

Olga said...

those look great! I like mine with sourcream and salsa.

The Peanut Butter Boy said...

These look wonderful, I've never made zucchini cakes but always wanted to, I think these look superior. I want some!

Erika said...

These look great, thanks for sharing. As for Japanese cukes, they're wetter/juicier than "zukes," so you might have to squeeze out the liquid after grating.

Dora said...

Interesting cakes. Have not tried before. I'll "grab" some for my tea break. ;p

Bits of Life 'n' Taste said...

nice pics... nice angle... nice food...

Gattina said...

sorry can't help your question as I haven't tried Jap cucumber. but these cakes really look fantastic, I bet they taste splendid as well!

Satisfying my Sweet Tooth said...

I was so excited to find your blog as I have a few picky mouths to feed. These zucchini cakes look SO good!

Food For Tots said...

Hi little miss hova,
Good question! We prefer the crunchier ones.

Hi olga,
Tks for your compliment and great idea. Will try it out.

Hi peanut butter boy,
Thanksssssss!

Hi erika,
Tks for your sharing too!

Hi dora,
Maybe u can ask you Chef to try it out. ;)

Hi bits of life n taste,
Tks for your NICE NICE comments too.

Hi gattina,
Doesn't matter. I will try out the method as suggested by erika. Tks for your kind comments.

Hi satisfying my sweet tooth,
Hope your picky mouths luv it.:)

Mansi said...

cool! these look absolutelu gorgeous! and perfectly done too:0 I'd love if you could send these in for my Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes event!:)

tigerfish said...

I've never cooked with zucchini before. And I don't really like it when they serve cubes of it with western food. I would just eat the side carrots, peppers and broccoli and leave the zucchini untouched.

Food For Tots said...

Hi mansi,
Tks for your compliments and kind invitation. I had submitted 2 recipes to your email.

Hi tigerfish,
Will you give mine a try? It is cruncy and full of cheesy taste. ;)

Pam said...

These looks so delicious. I can't believe I haven't made them before. Great recipe and photo.

Food For Tots said...

Hi pam,
Tks for your wonderful comments. ;)

Elinluv said...

Hi, your zucchini cakes looks tempting...now drooling at it :)

Nice pictures and great blog!

Food For Tots said...

Hi Elinluv,
If you r a cheese lover, this is a must-try for you.

Hungry Gal said...

These zucchini cakes look delicious. Yum! We have some many in the fall! Will definitely be making these when we have more zucchinis than we know what to do with.

Food For Tots said...

Hungry Gal: Tks for dropping by. Zucchini is not easily available in the local market. You are so lucky!