The difference between m’tabbal and baba ganoush is the addition of tahini. For us, if it has tahini in it then it’s m’tabbal. Other opinions, as always, are available. Whatever you call this sort of dip, three rules remain absolute: it’s all about the smokiness of the aubergines, lemons will be squeezed and there will be garlic. The squash is our own (quite literally) sweet addition.
Serve this as a dip, to scoop up with warm pita, or as a side to all sorts of things: grilled meat