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Eggplant

Staff lunch: our favourite eggplant recipes

There is a great multitude of different eggplants in various shapes and colours- it is, after all, a vegetable that is grown nearly globally. In the Mediterranean, it’s used in classics from ratatouille to Greek moussaka. It’s commonly found in Turkish cooking and numerous Middle Eastern countries, as well as India and China. In many […]


Yuxiang Qiezi – Fish Fragrant Eggplant

Yuxiang Qiezi - Fish Fragrant Eggplant

A classic example of the complex flavour balancing that goes into Sichuan food. Salty, sweet, sour, and hot cover the soft, silken eggplant for a delectable experience- especially over rice. The sauce, which contains no fish, hearkens to an era when home cooks elevated vegetables in the absence of readily available meat.