Squash is a very versatile vegetable and there are several type of squash.
Squashes belong to the same family as marrow, pumpkins, and zucchini. Many recipes are interchangeable among different types.
- Kabocha squash has green stripes and a smooth flavor that reminds or chestnuts. Try this one in a smooth risotto with pancetta, flavor with sage and top with grated Parmesan cheese.
- Try sweet harlequin squash with its green and ivory color.
- Acorn squash has a distinctive shape and dense, honeyed flesh.
- Stuff the dark green gem squash with your favorite filling.