A thousand names for eggplant | The Odd Pantry

Someone I know from Grenada called it “balinjan” and apologized for her poor language skills so I decided to look into it.

“Writing the eggplant post last week left me in a quandary. Since I live in the US, calling it eggplant seems natural. But then all through my childhood I called it baingan in Hindi and brinjal in English. Some of my readers from the UK will probably want to call it aubergine, while Australians, I hear, prefer the…”

— Read on theoddpantry.com/2015/03/13/a-thousand-names-for-eggplant/

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