8 Jul 2008

Festive Aubergines

I was quite focused in updated two times a week my blog But things happens..... And I must been absent for days

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Anyway I love fresh herbs and basil is one of my favorites, and I am a big eggplant fan too (also knowing as aubergine). Aubergine is really quite meaty! Not just one for veggies, meat lovers (like my husband) will enjoy it too! The recipe here is from the Silver Spoon Cookbook, a recent acquisition of mine. The entire cookbook, the cookbook for Italian housewives, (over 2,000 recipes) is very practical, and I would especially recommend it for those who like straightforward recipes without a lot of fussing and ingredient lists until 20 items. This cookbook is a real Italian cookbook

Vero !!!

Festive Aubergines

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  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 eggplants , Finley sliced and peeled
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 x 150g ball mozzarella , drained
  • Basil ,handful leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • Parsley
  • Parmesan cheese (chopped to sprinkle on top)
  • Salt
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Heat oven to 180C/. Drizzle the oil over the aubergine and salted

Cut mozzarella and tomatoes in slices

In a food processor put basil, garlic, parsley and a tread of olive oil and salt. Process for 6 seconds-

Arrange aubergine tomatoes and mozzarella in a baked pan. Sprinkle with previous mix and Parmesan cheese

Bake in the oven for 25 min until softened and the cheese melted.

8 comments:

Marcos said...

Silvia lindo lindo!!!Como a cozinha indica?É mesmo um festival de cores...um abraço Marcos:*))

JennDZ - The Leftover Queen said...

This sounds like my kind of meal Sylvia! I love both eggplants and basil! YUM! I have eggplant on my market list for this week (and basil in a pot on my porch!)

Lori Lynn said...

That sounds perfectly delicious and balanced. And I love your basil photo, heavenly!

Bet it's fun cooking in your new kitchen :)

Oh for the love of food! said...

Sylvia, eggplant is one of my favorite veges too, it's so rich and creamy. The only downside is that it soaks up oil like a sponge!

Dhanggit said...

eggplants and basil wow my stomach is shouting "feed me" hehehe as usual the photos are fantastic!

Cynthia said...

That is such a beautiful photograph of the basil.

Susan said...

That basil! What a gorgeous back-lit shot, Sylvia. Lovely eggplant recipe, too. Perfect for fresh summer veggies available here now.

TROTAMUNDOS said...

Sylvia esta fué mi cena de anoche, fué verlas y me dije, estas las tengo que probar. Debo de decirte que quedaron deliciosas por no decir el aroma que desprenden la albahaca y el ajo, un manjar. Me gustó muchisimo.

Gracias y besotes.