I’d only turned my back on the veg patch for 2 days and look what I found, loads of plump courgettes and delicious sweet tomatoes. What am I going to do with them all?? Tomatoes are easy, just dice, throw in a bag and pop them in the freezer. But courgettes!!Freezing courgettes isn’t so easy as they just turn to mush, so off to the internet I went, for a chat with Mr Google. I found a suggestion for grating courgettes, which are then ready for cakes, loaves and fritters. Grate your courgettes into a bowl and for every 1lb (450g) of courgettes add 1tsp of salt, mix well and leave for 10 minutes. Place a big handful in a tea towel and squeeze out as much moisture as you possibly can. Put the squeezed courgettes into a cup measure until full and then tip onto a square of waxed paper. Push down to make a patty, wrap up and pop in the freezer. 1 cup = 1lb un-squeezed courgettes.
NOTE – I used an American cup, but if you don’t have one, the equivalent is 240ml.