Tamari baked aubergine

This is a great dish for when you want a savoury heavier element to a meal. The aubergine is so silky smooth as long as you cook it for enough time. Serve it with some brown sushi rice and seaweed sprinkles from Clearspring.

This recipe makes enough for 4 people3 aubergine

1 cup tamari

1/2 cup mirin

1 cup sake

1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Preheat your oven to 200c

Slice the aubergine into 1 inch thick rounds

Put the aubergine into a baking dish

Mix the tamari, mirin and sake and pour over the aubergine

Cover with foil, bake for 15 minutes then flip the aubergine pieces over

Toast the sesame seeds in a dry frying pan on a medium heat

Bake the aubergine for another 15 minutes or until they are completely soft

Remove the aubergine from the baking dish, pour a little of the marinade over, sprinkle with the seeds and serve.