Melanzana scarpone or baked aubergines

This is a very old recipe for baked aubergines. Aubergines were introduced to Italy from China or India in the late 1400s by the Arabs. This can either be served as part of an antipasto platter or as a first course.  Melanzana scarpone  Serves 4  Ingredients 2 large aubergines Vegetable oil, for frying 2 garlic […]

Aubergine and Pomegranate Recipe

A new series of Sicilian recipes. Sicily offers delicious influences from all over the Mediterranean and beyond! Aubergine and Pomegranate Salad   Ingredients 2 medium aubergines cut lengthways into 4mm-thick slices 3 tbsp olive oil grated zest and freshly squeezed juice of 2 unwaxed lemons 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1½ tbsp white wine vinegar […]