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African Eggplant

The African eggplant is different than other Eggplant with a very bitter flavor. The best way to use it is to braise and add something sweet to balance the flavor. The African eggplant ranges in size from 5-20 centimeters and can be found in white, yellow, green, purple, or red colors.

Alternative Names

Bitter Ball

Category

Fruit Vegetable

Origin

Africa

Flavor

Bitter

Texture

Firm

Prep Methods

Chop, Cut/Slice, Pickle

Cooking Method

Braise

Uses

see categorized dishes

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