Eggplant is a great vegetable that comes in a variety of sizes and shapes. Originally domesticated in southern and eastern Asia independently it quickly traveled all over Asia, the Mediterranean and Africa. Now it is used in a large variety of world cuisines. It doesn’t have a strong flavor on its own but soaks up any spices, oils, or sauces that you add, making it endlessly customizable.
Here are a few of our favorite recipes that show off many of the ways Eggplant can be used. With these as a guide you should be able to come up with some of your own ideas.