The Chinese Long Squash is also called Opo Squash, Cucuzza (not related to the Yakuza) it's a member of the calabash family and a cousin of the zucchini, an overgrown cousin that is because these Chinese Long Squashes are pretty big. They are believed to be one of the very first cultivated crops in the history of humankind, so they've been around for a while.
What does the Opo Squash taste like?
The flavor is pretty mild and similar to, you guessed it, zucchini. It's used in many Asian dishes and added to soups, stews, added to bread when grated and of course, everyone's favorite stir-fry.