I have to say, baba ghanoush is probably my favourite name for a food dish ever.
Fun to say, and even more fun when the person you’re saying it to has never heard of it before. The looks on their face is a mix of perplexion and horror – as in, “are you really going to try and make me eat that bowl of brown crap?”.
Okay, so roasted and blended eggplant may not be the most appealing looking food, I admit it. But eggplant tastes so damn good, especially roasted.
Hopefully, between “bowl of brown crap” and admitting it doesn’t look appealing, I haven’t just turned you off trying baba ghanoush all together. If so, I’m very sorry.
But as least you can still get joy from saying the name? Read the rest of this post »