Eggplant and Chickpea Soup

a bowl of eggplant and chickpea soup

This recipe was inspired by my love of Baba Ganoush, a Middle Eastern eggplant dip, and the fact I had two eggplants in my fridge that were close to being past their Best Before moment. (I find being frugal often leads to inspiration.) Baba Ganoush gets some of its amazing flavours from oven roasting the […]

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Grilled Ratatouille Salad

Ratatouille is a marriage of heart healthy veggies, immune enhancing herbs, and cholesterol-lowering eggplant.  3 large cloves garlic 1 lb (500 g) baby eggplant, cut into ½ -inch (1 cm) thick slices 2 onions, sliced into ½ -inch (1 cm) thick slices 2 zucchini, each cut into 4 thin strips 2 red peppers, cut into […]

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Grilled Eggplant with Tapenade

I love the different varieties of eggplant available at my local farmer’s market. No need to salt – they’re all young and tender!   1.5 lb (750 g) assorted varieties of eggplant 2 -4 large cloves garlic 12 sun dried black olives, pits removed 4 large sun dried tomatoes packed in olive oil 4 capers […]

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