Nasu Dengaku (Grilled Miso Glazed Eggplant)

March 10, 2013 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 16 Comments

Nasu Dengaku (Grilled Miso Glazed Eggplant)

Eggplant (or aubergine) is one of my favourite vegetable. Whenever I come across an eggplant recipe, my heart gives me a tug..

I have not heard of Nasu Dengaku (Grilled Miso Glazed Eggplant) until I saw the recipe topping up in a number of blogs recently.  No wonder I’ve not tasted this dish as it’s a fairly typical Japanese dish you’d get at an Izakaya (Japanese tapas bar). I don’t think I’ve been to an Izakaya.. Continue Reading →

Baked Eggplant with Lemon Yogurt Dressing

July 27, 2011 by Shannon Lim-de Rooy | 2 Comments


Eggplant / Aubergine is one of my favourite vegetable.  No matter how it is cooked – deep fried, steam, baked, it will still retain it’s flavour. Usually the eggplant will soaked up a lot of oil, so I was excited to find this healthy alternative to cook the delicious eggplant.

This recipe called for cous cous, which I replaced with millet – my new favourite grain. I am not sure if it will work with rice, might try that next time.

The yoghurt dressing is actually with coriander. Sigh.. I know coriander is good of us, but I sadly have to say I totally dislike coriander because I can’t stand the smell. So I gladly omit out coriander from the dressing recipe, which turns out just as yummy. The lemon and garlic goes very well with the yoghurt and makes a very refreshing dressing that can goes with a lot of salad. Even my sis CM who does not like plain yoghurt gives the dressing thumbs up. Do try out my homemade yoghurt recipe. Continue Reading →