Tag Archives: Eggplant

Eggplant Ragu with Pappardelle and Fresh Ricotta

The eggplant is so meaty and rich, this vegetarian recipe tastes plenty decadent and delicious without any actual meat at all. Make your own pasta if you’d like, or user pappardelle from the store for a quick alternative. Either way, … Continue reading

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Soba Noodles with Eggplant and Mango – Another Ottolenghi Delight

Every time we make a recipe from Ottolenghi’s cookbook ‘Plenty’, we are thrilled with how it turns out. The rich smokiness of the eggplant and tofu, the spicy sweet tang of the dressing, and the hearty noodles, all combine to … Continue reading

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Grilled Polenta and Eggplant in Tomato Sauce

This is one of those dinners that’s great after a long day at work, when you get home and you’re looking for something straightforward and easy to make, but you also want something warm and rich and comforting. The grilled … Continue reading

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Boke Bowl Ramen House in Portland, Or

The Foodshed’s in Portland for a few days, and we’ve been eating some fantastic food in our sister city to the south. The Boke Bowl, a ramen house in Portland’s industrial district, is a bustling, modern-looking restaurant with heaping hot … Continue reading

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Sweet and Spicy Chinese-Style Eggplant Over Brown Rice

Melanie came up with this recipe for sweet and spicy eggplant by experimenting in her kitchen, after she had it at one of her favorite Chinese restaurants on Aurora. Dong Kong Lau is no longer there, but we still have … Continue reading

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Eggplant, Bell Pepper, Pesto and Goat Cheese Sandwich

We had leftover pesto after we made the green pizza. Rather than putting it on pasta, we were feeling sandwich-y and needed something for lunch, anyway. Hence, this…

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Fall Ratatouille

Alice Water’s Art of Simple Food is one of our favorite cookbooks. Here, she knocks ratatouille out of the park, with a recipe that is straightforward and delicious. This one takes a little longer, so it could be a good … Continue reading

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