Slender and elongated, this type of eggplant is usually a vibrant purple color. It's milder and less bitter than some other varieties, with tender skin, making it great for stir-frying, grilling, or roasting.
As the name suggests, these eggplants are ivory or pale white in color. They're generally smaller and have a sweeter, milder taste compared to other varieties. They work well in various dishes, similar to traditional purple eggplants.
This Italian heirloom variety is known for its round shape and beautiful coloring, which includes lavender and white streaks. It has a creamy texture and a mild flavor, perfect for grilling, roasting, or sautéing.
Small, round, and often used in Indian cuisine, these eggplants are about the size of a golf ball. They come in various colors, including purple, green, or white, and have a slightly bitter taste. They're commonly used in curries, stews, and pickles.
These small, round eggplants are about the size of a ping-pong ball and are commonly used in Thai curries. They have a slightly bitter taste and a firmer texture.
Originating from Taiwan, these long and slender eggplants are a vibrant purple color. They have fewer seeds and a sweeter taste than some other varieties.
Another heirloom variety, this eggplant is named after the region in Spain. It has a teardrop shape with purple and white stripes. It's mild and sweet with tender flesh, making it ideal for grilling or baking.
These small, round eggplants are yellow or pale green in color. They have a slightly bitter taste and are commonly used in Thai cuisine, particularly in curries and soups.