Tag Archives: Eggplant

Top 5 – Ways to cook Eggplant

OK so I’ve mentioned once or twice that this has been a really good year for eggplant and I’ve just realised I haven’t done a top 5 on it yet, so here it is – my Top 5 ways to … Continue reading

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Thursday Garden Gobble – Eggplant Pickle

This has been something of a bumper year for my eggplants and whilst I have enjoyed eating them in a myriad of ways I’ve also had enough to preserve in the form of eggplant pickle.  I am still experimenting with my … Continue reading

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Saturday Spotlight – Bonica Eggplant

I have been growing Bonica eggplants for a few years now and so far they’ve never let me down.  Bonica is a pretty standard large purple oval shaped eggplant, not dissimilar to those that you see in the shops. Eggplant … Continue reading

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Chillies, Capsicums and Eggplants

This is the last in a series of updates on the state of my summer crops as at the end of November (which already seems a long time ago….). This year I’m growing 3 varieties of eggplant – it would … Continue reading

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Nigella vs Jamie – The Battle of the Caponata’s

Ever since I posted my Eggplant – A Mini Glut post, and Robin reminded me of its existence, I’ve become mildly obsessed with caponata.  A useful obsession given I have quite a lot of eggplant in the garden at the … Continue reading

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