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Q. Is it true that tomato seeds, eggplant seeds and the like are prone to causing appendicitis? Is it true that eating tomato with the seeds, eggplant with the seeds and the like are prone to causing appendicitis? Thanks again guys. You're all great.

A. No. Things with seeds are irritants to a condition called diverticulitis where pockets in the intestines become inflamed. the seeds sort of deposit there and become infected. Appendicitis is just an inflammation of your appendix plain and simple, no particular cause is really pinpointed.

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1 large aubergine 2 courgettes 1 red onion 1 clove garlic 2 vine-ripened plum tomatoes Ground cumin 150g feta cheese Fresh mint Extra virgin olive oil Sherry vinegar Salt and pepper
Their flavour is subtle and to a certain extent, fugitive, so it's important to combine aubergines with strong flavours.
Pour in water and cover the wok; let the aubergines cook for 20 minutes.
Serve with the aubergine puree, a wedge of lemon and a drizzle of olive oil or the lamb stock.
4, Layer the minced lamb mixture and aubergines alternately in an ovenproof dish.
Cook for a couple of minutes until the aubergines, okra and potatoes are fully covered in sauce, then add the stock and cook uncovered for 10 to 15 minutes on a medium heat.
Line the bottom with a layer of aubergine slices, then add a layer of the beef mixture.
INGREDIENTS 4 aubergines Sunflower oil, for shallow-frying 60ml olive oil 1 large brown onion, diced 500g minced beef 2 tbsp tomato puree 30g finely chopped flat-leaf parsley 3 tomatoes, sliced Turkish bread, to serve Radish and watercress salad, to serve
Serves: a family of 4 or 6 kids Prep: 25 minutes Cook: 30-40 minutes Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes 1 tablespoon dried mixed herbs 2 large aubergines 250g mozzarella cheese, sliced 50g Parmesan cheese, grated Sea salt and ground black pepper Method 1 Preheat the oven to 180C/gas mark 4.
uk In season now Aubergines This purple veg makes a great base for many vegetarian dishes.
4 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes 1/4 tsp sweetener 1 tsp dried red chilli flakes 1 tsp dried mixed Italian herbs 1 cinnamon stick Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 large aubergines, cut into 1.