Selecting the Right Eggplant

Don’t be afraid to squeeze your produce. After all, it’s the only way to know whether, or not, an eggplant is ripe.

A ripe eggplant comes in handy with this recipe for Eggplant Caponata from Filippo Berio.

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When selecting an eggplant, be sure to choose an one that is firm, even hard to the touch. A little squeeze will tell you all you need to know.

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