The red eggplant of Rotonda Pdo (Protected Designation of Origin) is one of the most delicious recipes of traditional of Basilicata. The red eggplant, which apparently looks like a tomato, is known for its intense orange color with slight nuances of green. Small and round like an apple is a rare vegetable that embodies centuries of history, it is grown exclusively in the city of Rotonda in Basilicata common within the Pollino National Park.
Equipped with an taste intense, fruity palate reminiscent of the prickly pear, slightly spicy and pleasantly bitter; has a low content of chlorogenic acid, a feature that allows the pulp does not darken after cutting.
In the kitchen the fresh product lends itself to various recipes, while the red eggplant in olive oil is ideal for appetizers or side dish.
Red Aubergine Rotonda Pdo, extra virgin olive oil (10%), vinegar, garlic, salt, mint, oregano.
Store the product in a cool, dry place away from heat sources and consume within 36 months of the date of production. Once opened, the container must be stored in a refrigerator and consumed in a short time. If necessary, coat by adding other oil.