Eggplant Caviar Odessa-style

A Piquant Magic in Every Spoon

Odessa-style eggplant caviar is a magical dish that captivates with its unique taste and aroma. This dish is a true gastronomic treasure and embodies Ukrainian culinary tradition. At Kinza Gastrohouse, we invite you to immerse yourself in this flavorful world and savor every amazing culinary moment.

Inspired by Odessa:

The history of Odessa-style eggplant caviar traces its roots back to Ukrainian culinary tradition, enriched by the influence of seafood cuisine, particularly prominent in the Odessa region. This dish has become an essential part of Odessa’s culinary heritage and is widely recognized for its unique taste and remarkable blend of ingredients.

Eggplant caviar is a dish born out of the necessity to create an alternative to real fish caviar for vegetarians and those seeking to diversify their table with various flavors. This culinary solution recreates the aroma and taste of real fish caviar using readily available and popular vegetables.

Odessa-style eggplant caviar begins with carefully selecting fresh eggplants, which are then fried until tender. After frying, the eggplants are transformed into a paste-like consistency, which is then mixed with various spices, tomatoes, onions, and oil. This combination creates an amazing flavor profile reminiscent of fish roe but with the unique essence of eggplants.

The dish found its way into Odessa’s culinary traditions, where chefs added their unique touch, finding the perfect blend of spices. Over time, Odessa-style eggplant caviar gained popularity, becoming an integral part of restaurant and café menus, here and there, with its aroma and taste enticing culinary enthusiasts from around the world.

Today, Odessa-style eggplant caviar stands as a symbol of Odessa, a part of Ukrainian culinary heritage, and an opportunity for every gourmet to indulge in the magnificent blend of flavors brought by this dish.



The Cooking Secret:

Odessa-style eggplant caviar at Kinza Gastrohouse is prepared with special attention to every detail. We use only fresh eggplants, carefully fried to tenderness. We then add spices, onions, and tomatoes to give the dish a unique taste.

Perfect Flavor Combination:

Odessa-style eggplant caviar is a fusion of the tenderness of eggplants and the pungency of spices. Fragrant tomatoes and onions impart a special piquant mood to the dish. At Kinza Gastrohouse, we guarantee that every spoonful of this dish will be a true culinary discovery for you.


We invite you to try this magical dish at Kinza Gastrohouse. Odessa-style eggplant caviar is not just a dish; it’s a genuine interplay of flavors that will leave an unforgettable impression. We look forward to welcoming you for a true culinary journey at our place!

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