Olives - WHAT DO YOU THINK?

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Do you OLOVE them?

  1. I olove them

    69.0%
  2. I like them

    17.2%
  3. I am neither here nor there about olives

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  4. I don't like them

    10.3%
  5. I hate olives you sick fuck

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  1. Mats

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    what is it called and where can I have it?
     
  2. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    ALL aubergines? :o I used to hate aubergines until VERY recently, like a couple of years ago. LOVE them now.
     
  3. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Every aubergine I've ever come across. It's not so much the taste (although that's bad enough) as the texture.
     
  4. Indie

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    I love a beijing style stewed aubergine. As well as aubergine pickle. Nom.
     
  5. Suedey

    Suedey Pose.

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    YES to pickled everything including pickled EGG and AUBERGINE

    And mega YES to pickled onion vinegar with chips - it's the ONLY way really :disco:
     
  6. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    In the Levant we have a dish of olive oil-cured aubergines, stuffed with red pepper and it's very garlic-y. It's easily in my top 10 foods EVER.
     
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  7. Mats

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    aubergine is on my vegetable top three. the original sultry gem
     
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  8. Ag

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    It's not that I've never had aubergine, but I can't recall it's flavour. I expect to like it.
     
  9. Mats

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    it very much acts like a sponge. in the summer I often serve it grilled topped with lots of chopped mint, chillies, almonds and honey and let it stand for a while to really soak up the flavours. in the winter either in a stew or curry or fried golden and soaked in soy, mirin and garlic

    I can't wait for Mr M to come back home so I have a reason to cook again
     
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  10. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    A sponge that has been left in a puddle. Of phlegm.
     
  11. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    Aubergines are so VERSATILE :disco:
     
  12. Rita

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    I love the aubergine emoji.
     
  13. Ag

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  14. Suedey

    Suedey Pose.

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    Makdous?
     
  15. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    EH HABIBTI :disco:
     
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  16. Beverley

    Beverley I Don't Wanna Change A THI-ING

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    Thank you for your brave contribution to this thread.
     
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  17. Alex

    Alex Go fish

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    Oh i adore aubergine. How have we not mentioned Baba ganoush yet?! Yum
     
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  18. Sheena

    Sheena MAKE IT QUICK, LUCILLE!

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    I ADORE aubergines
     
  19. Edward

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    No thanks. My mum makes the best ones EVA.
     
  20. Edward

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    http://meinblogland.blogspot.com/2012/10/recipe-of-month-aloo-paratha-potato.html#.XE-A24HfWrV

    In the West, Indian breads are normally an accompaniment to a main course (as they generally should be) but on the Indian subcontinent, a particular variety; PARATHAS (or paranthas as Punjabis call them) are the star of the show and are largely just eaten with a bit of pickle and some yoghurt on the side...and if you're very lucky, a big dollop of salted butter! OMG...I am drooling as I type this.

    Aloo (potato) parathas are my favourite kind...though cauliflower comes a close second.
     
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  21. Edward

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    Oh and they're generally fried in ghee and are rather unhealthy if you eat every mouthful with butter as I do.
     
  22. Edward

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    Aubergine pickle doesn't have the texture of the vegetable...the pickling makes it much firmer.
     
  23. Kate

    Kate most die in your bedroom

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    Um I DID bitch
     
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  24. Alex

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    :D apologies, well it is worth me mentioning AGAIN
     
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