Slice eggplant lengthwise into 1 cm (½ in) slices, Sprinkle with salt, and leave for 1 hour. Pat dry with paper towel.
Heat oil in large frypan, and fry eggplant, a few slices at a time until golden brown, or grill until tender. Drain on paper towel and set aside.
Heat oven to 190°C (375°F). Cook pasta in plenty of salted boiling water until al dente, tender but still firm to th