Pagnotta di Melanzane e Maiale

Eggplant and Pork Loaf

Preparation info

  • For

    4 to 6

    Persons
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Marcella's Italian Kitchen

Marcella's Italian Kitchen

By Marcella Hazan

Published 1986

  • About

The idea of doing a loaf of eggplant and pork came to me when, at a Sardinian dinner, we were served meatballs made of eggplant and lamb seasoned with pecorino, sheep’s milk cheese. It may be that at the time I was fascinated more with meat loaves than with meatballs and that I was attracted by the thought of doing a new dish with pork and a vegetable. Whatever the reason, when I finished working on it, it had changed considerably from the original. I like the more finished look of t