round Sardinian eggplants, seen at a market


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StevieB October 26, 2007, 02:38 PM
I wish we could get different kinds of aubergine in England. Here it's purple or nothing!
dhania October 26, 2007, 02:49 PM
you can try Asian stores, they have small white and small green eggplants, tiny purple Japanese and sometimes tiny round yellow and the pea-sized greenish ones.

The aubergines above are rare on our markets, too, I saw these at a stall on my favorite market which is well-known for the broad variety of sppecial heirloom veggies, as you can see on the "previous' pic with the tomatoes.

I am still looking for the purple-and-white-striped eggplants which seem to be ubiquitous in Greece...

StevieB October 26, 2007, 03:09 PM
I didn't know that you could get pea-sized ones! Do all these varieties taste much the same?
dhania October 26, 2007, 03:15 PM
most taste similar, the pea-sized is rather tart, crisp and slightly bitter.

here is a website with most Asian varieties for reference,

StevieB October 26, 2007, 03:21 PM
Thanks. Great link - I'd never heard of some of those vegetables!
frolund October 27, 2007, 06:20 AM




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