Berenjena Gretel | Gretel Eggplant
Scientific Name: Solanum melongena
Common Name: Gretel Eggplant
Culinary Use: Gretel Eggplant is a small and elongated variety of eggplant. It is tender and has a mild flavor, making it suitable for various cooking methods, including grilling, roasting, sautéing, or using in stews and stir-fries.
Medicinal Use: Eggplants, including Gretel Eggplant, are a good source of dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They are also known for their potential antioxidant properties.
Fun Fact: Gretel Eggplant gets its name from the character Gretel in the fairy tale "Hansel and Gretel." The petite size and slender shape of this eggplant variety resemble the character Gretel.