Fry the aubergine
until golden brown on both sides, working in batches.
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.
, Jerusalem artichoke veloute, winter chanterelles, parmesan, chestnuts
Divide into 12 balls, then flatten each of them along the length of an aubergine
, thickly cut into 1cm slices 1 red onion, roughly sliced 2-2.
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.