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Mamma’s little gem
(serves 3-5 persons)
1 Aubergine cut into ¼ inch slices
French bread, sliced thickly
For the marinade:
100 ml olive oil or a good rapeseed oil
50 ml balsamic vinegar, dark colour
1 clove of garlic, pressed
Fresh basil as much as you like, chopped
Mix all ingredients thoroughly.
Brown the aubergine slices slightly on the Plancha (or a frying pan). Turn them after one or two minutes and sprinkle with marinade, turning the slices once again. After a short while add marinade again and turn. You might want to marinade for a third time before placing the now cooked aubergine slices on the toasted French bread slices. See if you can manage without salt, but if you use any, add a pinch of a good salt from the sea or mountains. Serve immediately and even more important: eat immediately! I hope you enjoy my Italian mamma's little gems just as much as I do!
And there you have it, a great little savoury dish and is it delicious...?
So happy cooking