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Emointhekitchen
  • Curry,  Greece,  Recipes,  Winter

    Bean curry with aubergine

    emointhekitchen Legumes are a wonderful thing! And beans in particular:) Aubergine is a popular Mediterranean vegetable, which we have long since adopted as our own. It has a delicate neutral taste and a mushroom-like structure, the flesh is fleshy and absorbs other flavours well, which is why it is often used in vegetarian dishes. And you can conjure really wonderful goodies from them… We need: 1 white bean 400 g peeled tomatoes 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic aubergine cumin garam masala coconut milk lemon juice fresh coriander(spinach, basil, parsley…) Procedure: Finely chop the onion and slowly fry it in a pan in oil. Add a teaspoon of cumin to…

  • Baba Ghanoush
    Recipes,  Starters and Snacks,  Summer

    Baba Ghanoush

    emointhekitchen Baba Ghanoush is a dish of mashed baked eggplant mixed with tahini (sesame paste), olive or sesame oil, and various kinds of spices.  Slightly differing versions of this dish can be found in the traditional cuisines of Turkey, Lebanon, Israel, Armenia, Greece or even Iraq. It is served either alone as a starter with pita bread, in Armenia with their traditional Lavash or as a side dish to accompany various vegetables and the like. This eggplant dip was one of the first dishes that I prepared for my husband. By then, his diet consisted of bread with mustard, sausages and other culinary specialities of a single man. It has…

  • Eggplant Salad
    Recipes,  Salads,  Summer

    Salad of Fried Rolled Eggplants

    emointhekitchen Eggplants found their way onto the Chinese tables in the golden age of the Silk Road. Food along these ancient trade routes was diverse with Islamic, Asian, and Middle Eastern influences, and all of them impact China’s eating habits and traditional Chinese pharmacopoeia. I’m not sure about the origin of this particular recipe. I stumbled upon its variant in Greece, Israel and even in Prague Chinese restaurant. Eggplants, together with yoghurt and sour cream, have a significant cooling effect, so save this recipe for really very hot days. People prone to cold with weak digestion should be careful and should not forget to add enough black pepper, coriander and…