Eggplant (US, Australia), Aubergine (UK), or Brinjal (South Asia and South Africa) is a plant species in the nightshade family Solanaceae. Solanum melongena is grown worldwide for its edible fruit. Most commonly purple, the spongy, absorbent fruit is used in various cuisines. Although often considered a vegetable, it is a berry by botanical definition.
The past few days has been a tad bit cold even for Fall weather.The need to stay indoors was a welcoming thought, though the need to go see the Fall foliage in all it’s glory was an endless ache within. How do […]
Methi-Baingan (Fenugreek with Eggplant) curry A cold blustery wind was blowing the beautiful leaves off the trees, with hunger pangs roaring mightier than the wind,I walked into home after work, only to hear the gentle hum of the refrigerator….there are days when you wish the “genie” sat inside the refrigerator […]
Smoked Eggplant Curry What comes to mind when I think of eggplants? Nightshade,my grand mom’s peculiar taste for that color in a sari, the color purple,the yummy goodness of having them stuffed with spices…yes the list is endless .The eggplant is a very versatile vegetable in that, it plays a […]
Smoked Eggplant Curry While at the fresh market, I spotted these giant Eggplants/Brinjals, which I bet if you could aim right & spin at someone, it would knock him of his feet…. without further thought I placed it in my cart, along with the other vegetables, to stack my refrigerator, […]