Eggplant – Hairy-fruited eggplant (มะอึก ; maeuk)

maeuk - มะอึก; Solanum ferox

Solanum ferox

Thai food recipes with Eggplant – Hairy-fruited eggplant (มะอึก ; maeuk)

Naam phrik lohng reuua (น้ำพริกลงเรือ) – Literally translated as “boat embarking chili relish”, this particular boat seems to have drifted a long way from port and these days, the actual dish served in Thai restaurants is far away from the original version. We want to tell you the real story behind this dish and to present you with the original version’s recipe in its true character – as if the boat is still moored at the dock.

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