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The eggplant is my favorite vegetable and I think this is the perfect way to enjoy its delicate flavor. Tortang Talong in Tagalog or eggplant omelet is a go-to dish for many Filipino households.  When I was young, I would only eat the end with more egg since I didn’t like the eggplant taste.  Now I can’t get enough of it.

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RECIPE

  • Japanese eggplant
  • egg
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

To get the best flavor I suggest roasting the eggplant on a grill or open flame such as a gas burner.  Another thing you could do is to broil the eggplant until the skin is black and dry.  Let it sit for a few minutes so that it will easy to take off the peel.  Mash the eggplant with a fork to create a fan shape and dip in the beaten egg.  Fry until the egg is cooked.  I like mine brown and crispy around the edges.  Enjoy with some steamed Jasmine rice.

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