Tag Archives: Eggplant

Eggplant (Aubergine) and Lentil Dahl

Contains:  Nightshades, legumes.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free.    When I first started cooking out on my own, back in the late 70’s, I ended up with about four cookbooks for the first few years.  Two of them were standards for … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Indian-Inspired Rice; Plus Eggplant (Aubergine), Bitter Melon & Okra Curry

Since there are a lot of meat-related dishes on my docket right now, I wanted to create something vegetarian that I’ve never made before.  Meanwhile, I was having a severe hankering for things Indian, and haven’t yet tracked down the … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Eggplant, Apple and Onion Casserole with Ras al Hanout

Casserole.  A word redolent of the ’50s and ’60s with maybe a glimpse into the ’70s. Dated.  Casseroles are dated.  Just like wood-stained kitchen cabinetry, and appliances that aren’t stainless steel.  (As in my kitchen!) Proud to own a “dated” … Continue reading

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Korean Gaji-Namul (Eggplant)

One of my favorite veggies (technically, it’s a fruit) is the eggplant, especially the low-muss, low-fuss Asian variety where the skin is thin and very edible.  Known as the aubergine if you speak the Queen’s English, this plant is in … Continue reading

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Baba Ghanoush

When life gives you eggplant… make Baba Ghanoush! I did grow (one) of my own, and that was great, but it was only one.  Saturday I went to the Farmer’s Market, and one vendor was having a fire sale (er, … Continue reading

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A Weekend Breakfast Delight

The banana and the salmon slices need no introduction.  I do freeze my salmon for a minimum of three days before turning it into sashimi, as here. The Poached Egg On Mushroom Cap with Stuffing, follows.  (Scale up to as … Continue reading

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Quail Stuffed with Eggplant and Mushrooms

I’ve never stuffed quail before, so I did reference a web link for timings, which sounds excellent in its own right (although I’d probably skip the bread crumbs).   You can check out Emeril Lagasse here:  http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/emeril-lagasse/mushroom-stuffed-quail-recipe2/index.html (Mushroom-Stuffed Quail). This I … Continue reading

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