The Q&A Archives: Aubergine

Question: What is an aubergine? It is in a recipe that says that the "stripey sort have fewer seeds." It also says that it is one of the vegetables brought to Spain by the Arabs.

Answer: Aubergine is French for eggplant. Burpee's 'Purple Bush' are white skinned with a purple blush - maybe that qualifies as a 'stripey sort'. Order online at: or order toll-free (800) 888-1447.

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