Roasted Aubergine & Green Lentils

Both aubergines and lentils are a staple of my diet. They are very versatile, which makes it easier for me to prepare these ingredients in various ways. This recipe is perfect to make use of leftover cooked lentils and roasted aubergines. In fact, this is how I cooked the recipe for the first time. I…

Creamy Aubergine Curry

A couple of weeks ago we went out for an Indian dinner and I wanted to try something different than my usual go-to dishes. An aubergine curry on the menu caught my attention and being a fan of this vegetable, especially in grilled form, I thought of giving it a try. It was very tasty…

Spiced Tofu with Aubergine & Spicy Tomato Sauce

Tofu is popular among the vegan community. Others do not find it appealing, particularly because of its subtle flavour. This recipe gives a boost to the ‘flavourless’ tofu with a Chinese five-spice coating and a bath of spicy tomato sauce. The third component in this recipe is the sweet and salty addition of the aubergine,…

Aubergine & Zucchini Rolls

Aubergines are definitely one of my favourite vegetables and I love experimenting with new ways to turn a basic aubergine into something interesting!┬áRecently, I have been making these aubergine rolls and have been experimenting with different fillings. The below combination is my favourite. ­čÖé If for any reason, you would like to omit the zucchini,…

Zucchini Boats

When I was a child, I remember I did not like zucchini at all.┬áMy mum used to stuff them and put them in the oven or cook┬áthem in vegetable broth along with tiny pasta and other chopped up vegetables. In Malta, we call it┬áBrodu bil-qarabag─žli mimli. I remember I used to eat the filling and…

Aubergine Steak with Sweet Potato

Most┬áSaturday mornings I take a trip to the nearby farmers’ market to stock up for the week.┬áBy the end of the week, I am usually short on fresh vegetables. This week, I ended up with an aubergine and a sweet potato amongst a few other things. A while ago, I came across an interesting recipe…