aubergine


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aubergine

1. a tropical Old World solanaceous plant, Solanum melongena, widely cultivated for its egg-shaped typically dark purple fruit
2. the fruit of this plant, which is cooked and eaten as a vegetable
3. a dark purple colour

aubergine

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Once the tomatoes have softened, add aubergine, bell peppers and water.
1 Aubergines make you feel fuller sooner (they increase your satiety).
Then add the cooked aubergine flesh and liquor, reduce the heat, stirring continuously, until the mix tightens up.
Serve the fish with the hot aubergine salsa, along with salad or vegetables.
Mediterranean vegetables -such as aubergines and peppers -are particularly popular Grilling or roasting add an aromatic smokiness to most vegetables but these two in particular undergo a dramatic change when cooked over or under direct heat, taking on a smoky sweetness.
Cook the courgette and aubergine slices on a lightly oiled ridged grill pan for about 7 minutes, until browned (or brush them with oil and cook them under the grill).
Layer with courgettes, sliced to a similar thickness, on top of the aubergine and onion mixture.
Place the aubergine onto lightly greased baking trays, drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
4) Heat the oil in a pan over a medium heat and cook the onion for around three minutes, then add the aubergine flesh and cook until soft.
Aubergine (Solanum melongena) AUBERGINES like a warm climate and humidity, so are ideally grown in a greenhouse or on a sunny patio in containers.