Grilled Aubergines/Eggplants and Red Peppers

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  • 4

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Appears in
A Table in Provence

By Leslie Forbes

Published 1987

  • About

Bohémienne is another word for gitane or gipsy, and if gipsies can ever be said to have homes, this land, especially from Arles to the sea, is theirs. No one, least of all the gipsies, seems to know why this simple dish is named as it is, although everyone willingly offers unlikely theories. It is usually prepared like a ratatouille without courgettes (zucchini), but Jean-François lifts his own version out of the ordinary by grilling instead of stewing the vegetables, & then adding a sp