1 large eggplant (aubergine), cut into 1 cm (½ inch) slices
- Put the eggplant slices in a bowl of salted water for 10 minutes. Drain and dry thoroughly with a tea towel.
- Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a heavy-based frying pan and cook the onion over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until softened. Add the garl