aubergine (eggplant)

  1. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Is the aubergine the next new superfood?

    http://www.goodfood.com.au/good-health/health-food-why-eggplant-is-the-new-superfood-20161209-gt7xob I have come to rather like aubergines in the last few years and have started using them in a new of recipes including dips and spreads. I rather like the silky texture it brings to the spread...
  2. Morning Glory

    Recipe Mushy Pea and Sprout Patties with Roasted Aubergine and Peppers

    Mushy Pea and Sprout Patties with Roasted Aubergine and Peppers These patties are made with mushy peas cooked from dried peas, rather than canned mushy peas. Its important to cook the peas right down until as much moisture is removed as possible. I don't know if this would work with canned mushy...
  3. Yorky

    Recipe Thai Ratatouille

    Ingredients 8 thai green eggplants, sliced 8 mm 5 gherkins, sliced 8 mm 4 tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 red capsicum, thinly sliced 4 garlic cloves, minced 4 Thai red chili peppers, chopped 4 flat leaf parsley, chopped olive oil seasoning Method Put the eggplants...
  4. Morning Glory

    Recipe Turmeric Roasted Aubergine with Mung Bean Curry

    Turmeric has a delicate aromatic earthy taste and this recipe is designed to bring that to the fore by minimising on the other spices used. Ghee seems to emphasise the aromatic quality of the turmeric, so use it if you can. Serves 2. Ingredients 1 aubergine 100g mung beans 5-6 cherry...
  5. Morning Glory

    Recipe Tofu, Aubergine and Beluga Lentils with Pomegranate Molasses

    What to do with the other half of the packet of those gorgeous Beluga lentils? That was my quest today. Here is what I did. Its sweet and sour with a little bit of heat from the chilli. Lets make tofu seductive, I thought (realising that this might be a contradiction in terms). This recipe...
  6. Morning Glory

    Recipe Lamb, Aubergine and Beluga Lentil Balti

    This one's for @epicuric, who challenged me to invent a lentil recipe he might like! A Balti is really a kind of curry made famous in the 'curry triangle' in Birmingham. Beluga lentils are so called because they resemble caviar. You could substitute other lentils as long as they are the type...
  7. niemela23

    Eggplant chips!

    A neat recipe I found tonight. Am going to try it out tomorrow. http://allrecipes.com/recipe/22983/eggplant-chips/
  8. djordjem87

    Recipe Ajvar- A serbian Dip

    Ok. This legendary dip is made from several ingredients and it is so tasty. You will need a special kind of red bell pepper, some eggplants, parsley, garlic and oil. The basics are simple. First you need to grill the peppers a and eggplants. ( mind that ratio is on the side of peppers)...
  9. niemela23

    Eggplant Parmasean

    Hi to all! :chef: Am going to try making Eggplant Parm' for dinner tonight for my boyfriend, his father, and myself. I've never made the dish and have never cooked with eggplant, but have seen it done on TV many times and have heard from many that the stuff is delicious. I checked out a few...
  10. Corzhens

    Recipe Eggplant roll galore

    This is an original recipe of my sister-in-law which I had tasted only once. Ingredients: 4 pieces of eggplant, spring roll wrapper, 2 tablespoon of crushed peanuts, 2 tablespoon of crushed cashew, 1 piece of green bell pepper, salt, herb of your choice for added flavor only Procedure: slice...
  11. winterybella

    Recipe Aubergines with garlic by Chef Jian Wang

    Aubergines with garlic 1 aubergine 15g fresh ginger ½ cup coriander 2 tablespoons of light soya sauce 2 spring onions 3 cloves garlic Peel the aubergine and cut into long strips. Cut the ginger into long, thin slices and chop the coriander coarsely. Chop the garlic into small cubes and cut the...
  12. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Chickpea, aubergine and pomegranate salad

    I rather like the idea of aubergine and pomegranate so thought I would add this recipe which combines then with chickpeas, cumin and tahini. I think the only thing missing really is pomegranate molasses which I think I would use instead of honey! Ingredients 400-500g baby aubergines...
  13. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Vegetable Moussaka

    Vegetable Moussaka Ingredients 2 medium aubergines approximately 450g(1lb), sliced into 1 cm thick slices 75ml (3fl oz) olive oil 200g (7oz) green lentils 2 onions, 1 quartered and 1 finely chopped 1 small bunch thyme 1 bay leaves 1 tsp vegetable bouillon powder or a vegetable stock cube 1...
  14. C

    Recipe Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce

    Here’s what you’ll need: For the sauce mixture: 1 tablespoon spicy bean paste (douban la jiang) 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 teaspoons sugar 1 tablespoon shaoxing wine 1 teaspoon fish sauce For the rest of the dish: 2-3 medium Chinese eggplants (about 6 cups) 2 scallions, cut...
  15. C

    Recipe Sugar Free Eggplant Cake

    Ingredients The Cake mix Eggplant - 1 Large Eggplant (about 450g when whole and raw) Rice Syrup - 2 -3 heaped Tablespoons Natvia - 1/4 cup Butter - 80 grams or Macadamia Oil for Dairy Free Vanilla Extract - 3 teaspoons Cinnamon - 2 teaspoons Eggs - 3 XL eggs Baking Soda - 1 teaspoon Fresh Lemon...
  16. Morning Glory

    My favourite Aubergine/Eggplant recipe

    Well, actually, I'm not going to tell you straight away. :laugh: You see, there are less than 48 hours left for the The CookingBites Recipe Challenge (for which I'm the current judge) and for which the chosen ingredient is aubergine/eggplant. If someone was to post this recipe, then they would...
  17. winterybella

    Recipe Eggplant Raviolini Soup

    I've been seeing tons of recipes that call for cheese and even did a quick 'cheesy' ( my own recipe) thing with the eggplant I got from my mom recently. Then I stumbled on a soup and even though it calls for cheese at the end I could easily leave that out. Here goes...
  18. C

    Recipe Alligator Stuffed Eggplant

    A Southern twist to a recipe, with a bit of bite! Ingedients 1 medium or 2 small eggplants 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup diced onions 2 teaspoons of chopped garlic 2 cups of ground alligator tail meat(See Note) 5 canned tomatos, diced, liquid reserved 3/4 teaspoon salt 1...
  19. Morning Glory

    Vegan Heartache Cake (revisited).

    Judges licence here in starting a new thread (I'm talking of The CookingBites Recipe Challenge, for which I have the honour of being the current judge). @classic33 entered a recipe for Vegan Heartache Cake (Chocolate Eggplant Torte). I was sceptical! I was scathing! Aubergine/eggplant in a...
  20. C

    Recipe Vegan Savoury Pastries with Eggplant and Tomato

    You will need For The Pastry Unbleached all purpose flour -500ml (2 cups) Salt -2.5 ml (1/2 tsp) Water - 60 ml (1/4cup) Maple Syrup - 15 ml (1tbsp) Canola oil - 125 ml (1/2 cup) Oil for brushing For The Filling Tomatoes - 250 g (2 medium) Eggplant, cut into 2cm cubes - 500 g (1 medium) Onion...
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