Dine With Us - Miso Aubergine

As part of our Dine With Us series London based food writer Mizue Kanazawa
shares with us a delicious recipe combining simple Japanese ingredients with
the best in seasonal produce.

Serve as an accompaniment or double up and enjoy with crusty bread for a
comforting main course.

 

Miso Aubergine

 

Serves 4:

2 large aubergines

2 tablespoons vegetable oil


For the miso sauce:

2 tablespoons miso

2 tablespoons light brown sugar

1 tablespoon sake

1 tablespoon mirin


To serve:

Chopped chives

Roasted sesame seeds

 

Method:

 Preheat the oven to 240℃ / 220℃ fan / gas mark 9.

  1. To make the miso sauce, put the miso, sugar, sake and mirin in a small bowl.
  2. Microwave for 30 seconds and then mix together.
  3. Halve the aubergine vertically and score the soft flesh side.
  4. Soak the aubergines in water for 5 minutes then drain and remove any excess moisture with a kitchen towel.
  5. Place the aubergines skin side down on an oven tray and brush on the oil.
  6. Bake for about 20 minutes in a preheated oven.
  7. Add the miso sauce and bake for another 5 minutes in the oven.
  8. Sprinkle the chives or roasted sesame seeds on top and enjoy!

  

Visit Mizue Kanazawa YouTube channel for more simple Japanese recipes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNwcBr-OnN0&t=1s

 

 

← Older Post Newer Post →

Japan in London

RSS

A Q+A with our new thank you card illustrator, Claudia Curto.

We discuss design processes, influences and inspiration with the Spanish illustrator whose work will soon accompany each Yaccomaricard London order. Please tell us about your...

Read more

DINE WITH US – Festive starters infused with Japanese flavours.

As part of our "Dine With Us" series, London-based food writer Mizue Kanazawa shares two delightful recipes for easy entertaining. Persimmon and Watercress with Sesame...

Read more