Adding Eggplant to Your Pizza!

Adding Eggplant to Your Pizza!

Eggplant. What cuisine popped through your mind? Greek, North African, Indian? Maybe Italian but not Pizza Italian. This idea comes from Dolce Vita Pizzeria Enoteca in Houston, Texas. Yes, it’s an American idea. Change your favorite home pizza. You can add the...
Pickled Stuffed Eggplants from Istanbul & Beyond

Pickled Stuffed Eggplants from Istanbul & Beyond

The new cookbook Istanbul & Beyond is a magnificent culinary, and cultural and photographic tour, of Turkey. It’s beautiful to see the pictures of the food, the people and the incredible landscape of a vast country. Many Turkish recipes use ingredients we do here...
North African Eggplant Stew from Bowls of Goodness

North African Eggplant Stew from Bowls of Goodness

When I saw this recipe, I knew it was just a matter of time until I enjoyed it. Suzi is a devoted fan of eggplant and of sweet potatoes. Here they are combined in a North African stew that has penetrating spice flavor. There is an ingredient here, ras el hanout, that...
Sichuanese Eggplant from Andrew Wong

Sichuanese Eggplant from Andrew Wong

  I never ate eggplant until I was forty. My life was just not on a track that wandered through vegetables. Now I encounter eggplant in Italian and Chinese food weekly. As a kid, my Italian experience was limited to macaroni and cheese from Kraft. Our weekly take...