baba ghanoush

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ba·ba gha·nouj

or ba·ba gha·noush or ba·ba ga·noush  (bä′bə gə-no͞osh′, -no͞ozh′)
A purée of roasted eggplant and tahini, flavored with garlic and lemon juice.

[Levantine colloquial Arabic bābā ġannūj : bābā, papa + ġannūj, flirtatious (ġanija, to flirt; see ġng in Semitic roots).]
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baba ghanoush

(baba ɡaˈnuːʃ) or

baba gannoujh

(Cookery) a thick purée of aubergines, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic, originating in North Africa and the Mediterranean
[from Arabic]
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Delicious with my mezze of Mid-East dishes (baba ghanoush, feta, olives) and recommended for any antipasto, Lazy Susan, dim sum or picnic spread.
For years I'd had the typical aubergine preparation in the form of dishes like Baba Ghanoush, and this dish thankfully lacked the acridness that I'd come to expect from so many canned and even homemade varieties.
"We use them on our lamb and baba ghanoush flatbread, and as a rub on our lamb bacon.
What purple fruit is a key ingredient in moussaka, baba ghanoush and baingan bharta?
Premium choices (plus P20 each) are hummus, baba ghanoush (eggplant with tahini), beet, chickpea salad, spicy mathbuka, olives and grilled veggies.
While hearty dishes such as roast cauliflower with baba ghanoush, and a ramen noodles broth can be found on the warm plates menu.
Moving on to appetizers, try several varieties of hummus, Crispy Mini Meatless Pies, Bulgur Wheat Patties with Spicy Tahini Dipping Sauce, or Beluga Lentil and Baba Ghanoush Toast.
Its kebabs are traditionally cooked on a charcoal grill and other menu staples include hummus, falafel, baba ghanoush and tabbouleh.
This has given an impetus to the consumption of tahini, typically as a dip or sauce in many dishes such as salads, falafel, soups and baba ghanoush. In addition, chefs are using tahini in various dressings such as balsamic and ranch dressings.
The dish looked beautiful: the likes of plain hummus jostling alongside such treats as smoky baba ghanoush; salty halloumi; a stuffed vine leaf; falafel and labneh - a cream cheese.
Supporting the four star dishes of the buffet are starters consisting of Gouda, Manchego, Caprese Skewers, Chicken Lollipop in Honey Sriracha and Sweet Mustard Flavor, Prawn Kataifi with Salted Egg, Spicy Jalapeno Poppers, Ham and Cheese Croquettes, Emetaler Tart, Pate en Croute and Baba Ghanoush. Finish it off with Rhubarb Tart and some homemade ice cream.