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Eggplant

  • Classic Pasta alla Norma

    This is down-home, primal Sicilian cooking, using inexpensive and commonly available ingredients: olive oil, eggplant, tomato and pasta. A showering of grated ricotta salata and toasted bread crumbs adorns this humble yet justly famous…

  • Roasted Eggplant With Spiced Chickpeas

    Eggplant is a staple in the Arab world, the source of the dish called moussaq’a, a classic (and vegan to boot, if you leave off the yogurt). The key to cooking eggplant is to…

  • Eggplant Salad

    It also works well alongside grilled meat or just over rice for a little lunch. “What I love most about cooking with eggplant,” she writes in “My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My…

  • Zucchini and Tomato Tartlets With a Cheddar Crust

    These individual tartlets have a Cheddar-spiked, buttery crust holding a filling of honey-drizzled roasted vegetables and creamy ricotta. You can use any roasted vegetables here, changing up the mix to suit the seasons. Late…

  • Oven ratatouille with feta

    The feta makes this ratatouille twice as delicious. I love to serve this as a side. Difficulty: Easy Time: 20 min. preparation time, 60 min. baking time Nutrition: Calories ca 340 / Protein 11g…

  • Thai green curry with shrimp

    This explosion of flavors brings Thailand into the kitchen. A variation with chicken tastes delightful as well. Difficulty: Medium Time: 40 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time Nutrition: Calories ca 914 / Protein…

  • Grilled vegetable platter

    This grilled vegetable platter is a great side dish for any barbecue! Difficulty: Easy Time: 45 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time Nutrition: Calories ca 111 / Protein 4g / Carbohydr. 22g /…

  • Raw Summer Snack Basket

    Today we’d like to share a few recipes for fresh, seasonal snacks. Crackers and spread are such friendly, unpretentious food – they allow everyone to customize and create their perfect bite. These crackers are…

  • Sicilian Eggplant Caponata

    We used the handful of tomatoes we picked and the eggplant my dad brought us to make a quick caponata for lunch. Caponata is a lovely way to use up August produce – it’s…

  • Roasted Ratatouille with Fresh Herbs

    This little dish does have quite a few “steps”, however, if you prep all your veggies first and then follow the steps the dish will come together beautifully. Once you’ve prepared this dish a…

  • Ratatouille Shepherd’s Pie

    The Book: When Hillary Davis reached out to me about reviewing her newest book, French Comfort Food, it was the middle of summer, and the days when I’d be craving French Onion Soup and Coq…