Tag Archives: aubergine

Pork and Aubergine Stir Fry

After a busy morning of drinking coffee and nonessential shopping, I developed a taste for something Asian.  With the refrigerator at maximum capacity, filled with leftovers and vegetables, it was child’s play to figure something out ;)  I had two … Continue reading

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Smooth Criminal

Every Friday night at 9:05 p.m., Jade arrives at the Stuttgart train station from boarding school in Walbourg, France.  Depending on the traffic, it can take from 20 minutes to 90 minutes to get to the train station in downtown … Continue reading

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Spicy Chinese Aubergine with One Green Tomato

We ate with M. Parret again last night.  The usual; assorted pates, mussels in cognac, cheese, tarts, wine. M. Parret still has days when he finds it hard to accept the loss of Mme Parret, but he has good days … Continue reading

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Spicy Aubergine with Green Beans and Peppers

Since I saw M. Parret cook some fresh green beans from his garden until they were gray, I’ve been obsessing on bright, correctly cooked vegetables.  Of course I had to say something and the truth was that he had just … Continue reading

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Saturday: Roasted Aubergine with Cumin Vinaigrette and Randomness

I drove my new/used Fiat to the market today for the first time with my husband braking all the way :D  Such fun!  I haven’t driven for over 7 months and driving has never been my forte, so it was … Continue reading

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Pork Belly with Bavarian Essence Part 2

I put the pork belly in the refrigerator on Thursday night http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/pork-belly-with-bavarian-essence-part-1/, which means it stayed there until Sunday morning.  It was okay and still in good shape but I think 24 hours is enough.  My Bavarian essence is definitely a … Continue reading

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Spicy Aubergine with Beef and Sprout Stir Fry

Jade and I were both craving Asian food.  I was wishing for spicy Asian aubergine like we had at the REAL Chinese restaurant downtown http://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/10/01/chinese-sunday/. And Jade craved the crunch of fresh bean sprouts in a beef stir fry.  These … Continue reading

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Stuffed Sicilian Aubergine

I saw a large, round aubergine at Bohm’s last week and just had to have it.  I’ve seen the miniature purple and white ones before, but this was the first time I’d seen the large variety.  My fruit and vegetable … Continue reading

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Grilled Aubergine a la Velours de Balsamique

I made a simple grilled aubergine salad today with, young greens, cherry tomatoes, feta and velour of balsamic vinegar to accompany the lamb burgers.   Balsamic vinegar velour is a reduced, thicker and sweeter vinegar, perfect for glazes. Not really … Continue reading

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