Open up your mind, let your fantasies unwind in the darkness that you know you cannot fight. Close your eyes, let your spirit start to soar, and you'll live as you've never lived before. Let your soul take you where you long to be.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Mashed Eggplant and Tomato Salad

Prick 1.5 lbs eggplant with pointed knife. Place on piece of foil. Roast in 475 deg oven for 45-55 minutes. Peel and drop in bowl of water with a little lemon juice. Drain in colander. Press out as much of water as possible. Chop flesh while still in colander with knife, mash with fork, get rid of most of juices.

Cook 1 lb peeled and chopped tomatoes in 4 tbs OO with 5 garlic cloves chopped and salt over low heat for 20 minutes. Mix with mashed eggplant and add pinch ground chili pepper, 1 tsp ground cumin, 2 tbs chopped parsley, 2 tbs chopped cilantro. Garnish with handful black olives.


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