Miso-roasted eggplant – a Japanese recipe from celeb chef Adam Liaw. Get more eggplant recipes at Nourish magazine.

‘Don’ is short for donburi, which is a Japanese rice bowl, and soboro means ‘crumbled meat’. This minced chicken cooked in a sweet-salty sauce with vegetables and spring onions is a quick midweek meal.

This Japanese side dish is one of the most popular accompaniments to a home-style meal. You can grind the sesame as coarsely or as finely as you like.

Pan-fried Eggplant with Feta & Pine Nuts This tasty vegetarian side is a colourful combination of eggplant, feta and crunchy pine nuts.