Demeter was the goddess who taught humanity the art of making bread. After fasting, in commemoration of Demeter’s fasting while searching for her abducted by Pluto daughter, Persephone, the participants of the Lesser Eleusinian Mysteries ate pelanos, a wheat and barley bread. Succumb to the magnetism of the secret rites and feel the magic of turning water and flour into divine food.
This quick and delicious recipe is the definition of summer food! The sweet roasted eggplants go well with the juicy tomatoes, and the fresh basil leaves just add depth to this simple, plant-based dish.
Grilled Eggplant Salad is a delicious appetizer or side dish. It has a light velvety texture and a surprising smoky flavor! The parsley and the garlic and the green chili pepper go well with the luscious flavor of eggplants.