How to prepare eggplant - Symbolism of eggplant

Symbolism Of Eggplant       Eggplant is an Asian vegetable, and so its symbolism too lies in Asian cultures. As eggplant is very popular in both China and Japan, they have many tales about it that speak volumes of its symbolic place in society.More...


How To Grow Eggplant ?

How To Grow Eggplant

Eggplant, a native of India, grows well in warm climates. This nutritious vegetable is easy to grow even in cooler climates, though you need to take a bit of care. You can either buy seedlings or prepare germinate seeds at home into order to grow eggplant. If germinating the seeds at home, start 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost in your area. Once the frost has thawed, you can plant your seedlings.More...



Eggplant Nutrients

Eggplant Nutrients

Eggplant belong the deadly Nightshade plants, and it is because of this association, it has garnered a bad reputation. However, in reality, eggplant is highly nutritious even though 92 percent of the vegetable is made up of water.More...



How To Cook Eggplant ?

How To Cook Eggplant

If you want to learn how to cook eggplant, you need to pay attention to just one simple instruction. Cook the vegetable until the insides become soft and mushy. In case you do not cook it enough, the insides will have a chewy feel which is not appreciated by people.More...



How To Cut Eggplant ?

How To Cut Eggplant

If you want to use eggplant for a recipe, you should also know how to cut eggplant. Usually most recipes involving eggplant may ask you dice, cube or mash the vegetable. However, these recipes will not tell certain tips that make the task of cutting the vegetable easily.More...




How To Fry Eggplant ?

How To Fry Eggplant

Frying eggplant so that it does not absorb too much oil can be tricky. There are a few tricks, however, to reduce the amount of oil the vegetable absorbs. First, select a black skinned eggplant for frying. It is better than the violet or white skinned ones.More...




How To Peel An Eggplant ?

How To Peel An Eggplant

You can cook eggplant in a number of ways. The best part is that the skin of this vegetable is also edible. So, invariably there is no need to peel it off. When frying, the skin offers eggplant a delicious taste even if the raw skin looks tough. However, here is how to peel an eggplant.More...




How To Prepare Eggplant ?

How To Prepare Eggplant

Eggplant is relatively easy to prepare. Its peel too can be eaten. So, there is no need to peel the skin off unless the recipe demands it. In case you need to peel the skin, use a vegetable peeler after cutting off the stem. Cut off the stem of the eggplant first.More...




How To Store Eggplant ?

How To Store Eggplant

Eggplants are not only delicious, but also very nutritious. This vegetable can be prepared in a variety of ways. Eggplants can bruise very easily and that is why they should be handled gently. This versatile vegetable can be stored whole in the refrigerator, if you place it in a perforated bag. This way you can store an eggplant for at least a week without spoilage.More...



Ways To Cook Eggplant

Ways To Cook Eggplant

Eggplant is a versatile vegetable that lends itself to a variety of cooking methods. One can fry, grill, roast, or bake it. To bake it, first prepare the eggplant. Cut off the stem and remove the skin. Slice the eggplant vertically and salt the slices generously. The vertical slices will ensure that your eggplant absorbs less oil.More...


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