eggplant, aubergine

tortang talong
eggplant omelet

relyenong talong
stuffed eggplant

Picture of Talong

Talong is one of the vegetables featured in the Filipino song Bahay Kubo. The classic Philippine eggplant is long, slender and purple in color. Its scientific name is Solanum melongena.

A popular Filipino dish that has talong as an ingredient is the vegetable stew pinakbet.

Masarap ang talong.
The eggplant is delicious.