a quick vegan recipe: sautéed eggplant with garlic, chili and herbs

I’d never really liked eggplant until I moved to Hoi An. I used to think of eggplant as bland and a little soggy but Hoi An local eggplant dishes convert me to a die-hard fan of this vegetable. Read more

Vegan Vietnamese Eggplant & Tofu Stew

*Scroll down to the end of this post for a video tutorial.

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I grew up eating this stew, often twice in late autumn when eggplant was in season. The stew was one of the few recipes that my cooking-challenged father mastered. Read more