The Travels of the Eggplant

Follow the route of the gypsies as they distributed the eggplant — or aubergine, a tasty nightshade plant — across the continents.

Udmalbet eggplant
Udmalbet is a summer resort set in the Ghat Mountains of Southern India where the Gypsies have come to entertain people with their music and stories. Here the Udmalbet eggplant has been selected and grown for many generations.
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