Snake green gaurd cooking help

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Snake green gaurd cooking help
« on: September 20, 2023, 15:38 »
Supposedly edible. Anyone tried cooking them?
Terrible nuisance. Taking over garden need to get something out of them. I can decide then wherever to grow them again next year AND where to grow them.

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Re: Snake green gaurd cooking help
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2023, 17:33 »
You can only eat them when they're young, like a cucumber, after that they turn bitter and tough to eat. I tried it once and never did again  ::)

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Re: Snake green gaurd cooking help
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2023, 10:04 »
I eat them as matured like courgette. Scrape the skin with a rub of salt, dice while removing any seeds that are hard and pan fry with oil and then spice it up. Yummm

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Re: Snake green gaurd cooking help
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2023, 11:11 »
I eat them as matured like courgette. Scrape the skin with a rub of salt, dice while removing any seeds that are hard and pan fry with oil and then spice it up. Yummm
As in pick them large? Courgette size.
I picked them about 3" long. Fried nothing else still a touch bitter and relatively tasteless.
I was going to add spice later.
What spices would you advise.
And again what length would you advise?
Next year I will have to find a more appropriate place to grow them...like the neighbours garden!
Do they grow happily grow along the ground?

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Re: Snake green gaurd cooking help
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2023, 13:15 »
Had them fried with chorizo and part dehydrated tomatoes this morning. Lots of spices. Getting there flavour wise.


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