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Courgettes & Other British Expressions

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Q. What are courgettes?

A. If you're going to watch BBC cooking programs shown in the United States, you're going to have to learn pretty quickly that courgette is zucchini,  aubergine is eggplant, and a knob of butter is an amount of butter that the hosts of American cooking programs are afraid to use — namely, a few tablespoons.

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