Word of the Week: ZUCCA

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 09:04
pumpkin

It’s Halloween time! So we picked zucca – pumpkin – as our Word of the Week.

Besides referring to the delicious vegetable used in many recipes, including pumpkin frittelle and savory pumpkin pie, zucca is used in Italian in idiomatic expressions, such as:

Zucca meaning head

Avere poco sale in zucca - have no common sense

Love la zucca? We have a delicious Foodie Guide to Winter Squash

Now you can practice with this fun song, “La zucca pelata” (the bald pumpkin):

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