The egplants are eaten all over the world in savory recipes. Common known is the dark purple variety, but there are also white and graffiti varieties. An eggplant has a creamy texture and rich, meaty flavour. They are versatile, can stand-in for meat in any recipe and they make filling and satisfying dishes. Eggplants are also really healthy as they are filled with antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals while being very low in calories. With all these reasons to eat eggplant, it should definitely be a part of your recipe rotation.
Younger, smaller eggplants usually have better flavor and are less bitter than larger, older ones.