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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A secret term used to refer to computers in the presence of computerphobic third parties.
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Be it the mini burger shaped Raguschetta which consists of beef patty with aubergines, the Ricco Morso made of fried sweet potatoes with steak, the Palermo risotto enriched with artichokes and a creamy lemon sauce, or the signature Melenzane pasta with aubergines in it, the food stays on your mind for a long, long time.
Add the aubergine strips and stir-fry for four to five minutes while adding small drops of water to soften the aubergine - about 100ml in total.
Charred aubergine, Jerusalem artichoke veloute, winter chanterelles, parmesan, chestnuts
Divide into 12 balls, then flatten each of them along the length of an aubergine slice.
So, naturally, when my husband's cousin wondered about the state of aubergine as a vegetable, I found myself standing up for the vegetable.
INGREDIENTS 3cm piece of ginger 4 garlic cloves 2 small green chillies 2 aubergines Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Groundnut oil 200g vine cherry tomatoes 4 spring onions 1/2 a bunch of coriander 1 lime, juiced 1tbsp tamarind paste 1/2tbsp honey 3tbsp white sweet miso (available from Waitrose and Holland & Barratt) METHOD 1.
When fried, aubergine soaks up olive oil like a sponge, so although it's absorbing good fat, it's still fat.
2 SHOPPING LIST Baby potatoes (1kg), PS1 Onion (loose), 22p Aubergine (loose), 76p M Savers tinned chopped tomatoes (2x400g), 64p 50% less fat creme fraiche (300ml), 90p Twinpack plain naan (x2), PS1.
Line the bottom with a layer of aubergine slices, then add a layer of the beef mixture.
Brush the aubergine with the oil and season with the salt.