aubergine aubergine

Definition(s):

  1. (n) hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable
  2. (n) egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow

Usage(s):

  1. New York University Freshman Paul Nagle prefers to highlight his brown waves with an electric shade of aubergine to complement his camouflage fatigues.
  2. I'd order something authentically Turkish, like veal kulbasti on a bed of smoked aubergine.

News

  • Name dropper

    Chef Justin Cogley of Aubergine in Carmel has received Relais & Chateaux's Grand Chef Award for 2014. The announcement came at a luncheon Tuesday at Daniel in New York City. Cogley, who joined Aubergine in 2011, was named Best New Chef by Food & Wine magazine this year.
    on December 14, 2013     Source: The Monterey County Herald

Quotes

  • "I would say that a talent like Clare Smyth comes through the kitchen maybe once every 10 years," said Ramsay. "The last time was with Angela Hartnett in Aubergine and that was back in 1995."
    on Dec 17, 2007 By: Gordon Ramsay Source: CatererSearch

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