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  • Sept.12

    Autumnal Eggplant 秋茄子 “aki nasu”

    Sept.12 by Elizabeth Andoh

    by Elizabeth Andoh Botanically a fruit, not a vegetable, eggplant (Solanum melongena) is a member of the nightshade family (as is the tomato and potato). Thought to have originated in India thousands of years ago, the Chinese were probably the first to make use of eggplant in a culinary manner. Widely known throughout Asia, eggplant…