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Huber's Eggplant Custard

Thursday, June 03, 2010    

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*1 medium eggplant

*1/2 cup roots wine

* 2 tablespoons cocnut oil

* 1 cup cherry tomatoes

* 2 Cayenne peppers

* 1 sprig thyme

* 1 stalk escallion

* 2 peggs garlic

* 2 tsps dry herbal seasoning (I used celery and pimento powder on this one)

* 2 cups coconut milk


* Slice Eggplant place in a small dutch pot

* Wash vegetables and seasonings and place and add

* Add the thyme and dry herbal seasoning

* Add the oil and wine, toss and let marinate for one hour, stirring occasionally

* Add coconut milk and simmer to a custard, adding a little water to maintain desired consistency

* Enjoy as a side, or main meal

Thomas 'Bongo Tommy' Huber is a Swiss national who migrated to Westmoreland's Retrieve District over 10 years ago. He is a naturalist who lives off the land and is deeply involved in an ongoing effort to create Jamaica's next generation of exotic fruit trees.





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