Tag: eggplant

We’re Cooking: Grilled Japanese Eggplant Spread

The small Japanese eggplants that thrive in Hawaii are always a great treat when we arrive on the Big Island. Smaller, without the bitterness I tend to find in larger eggplants, and perfect for grilling to develop a rich and smoky flavor. Though eggplant…

We’re Cooking: Eggplant Fries

I posted a recipe the other day for roasted eggplant, which is simply delicious, but while in Hawaii I had happy hour with our friend and cookbook author Joan Namkoong who made an assortment of pū-pūs, simple bites Hawaiian tables are known for as…

We’re Cooking: Balsamic Roasted Eggplant and Zucchini

We had a very Italian dinner the other night with homemade meatballs and a pile of parmesan filled polenta with these beautiful sweet roasted veggies to complete the flavor profile. Roasting any vegetable to a caramelized point makes them sweet and savory, and with…

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