The eggplant, also known as aubergine, garden egg, guinea squash, melongene, and brinjal, usually has an egg-like shape and a vibrant purple color.
It is rich in fiber, low in calories, like most wholefoods, it provides a range of nutrients.
Eggplants also contain flavonoids, such as anthocyanins. Anthocyanins are water-soluble pigments that have many health benefits. They also help give the eggplant its well-known, dark purple color. The skin of theeggplant is rich in antioxidants, fiber, potassium, and magnesium.
This vegetable is generally prepared and cooked. To prepare your eggplant, slice off the very top and the very bottom. You can peel off the skin if you prefer, but it’s entirely edible. Cut eggplant into disks, strips, or cubes. Like most fresh wholefood vegetables, you can mash it, bake or roast it, braise or steam it, of pan fry or BBQ it..
Farmers: Wattle Organics Australia.
Storage recommendation: As our organic fruit and vegetables are natural and not treated with any preserving agent, we recommend that that they are kept in the fridge or cool temperatures to slow down any ripening if not being eaten once received.
Hong Kong FEHD Licences:
Food Factory/ Online Licence No.: 2915803316
Address: 404 Oceanic Industrial Centre, 2 Lee Lok St, Ap Lei Chau
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