Vegetable marrow - is an annual herb of the family Cucurbitaceae. Courgettes have an elongated shape and can be yellow, green or white.
Homeland squash - America, but initially in the food consumed only his seeds. In Europe, the zucchini was in the XVI century in the company of other strange plants, which are first grown only in botanical gardens. Today, however, the Mediterranean cuisine is inconceivable without this vegetable. So use the squash, as we do now - the immature, the Italians began in the XVIII century.
The most popular variety is the European zucchini, peel color of which can be from light green to dark green. Zucchini - it is a very useful vegetable that is easy to digest and has beneficial effects on the digestive system and skin health. And the fruits of the seeds are used in cosmetics as a component of creams, able to regulate the sebaceous glands.