Little red eggplants
Will you just get a load of these red eggplants! I am trying to think of a recipe that would do them justice and still show off their amazing color and shape. The lady at the farmstand warned me that they will need lots of cooking to tame their bitterness. Red eggplants have a flavor that is wilder and more intense than regular eggplants, according to Orto di Lucania.
I don’t know what to make of these; they really are eggplants, though. Here is a display of many varieties (but not our guys). These little guys are from
I found most of these eggplant sites from the Multilingual, Multiscript Plant Name Database. I adore this database—yet another reason to love Melbourne, Yerushlayim d’Australye, but they’d be even better if they had plant names in Yiddish as well.