Eggplants are a versatile summer staple. Mark Bittman with The New York Times shares some recipes from around the globe that will produce spectacular results.

North African-Style Eggplant

Greek-Style Eggplant

Lebanese-Style Eggplant

Japanese-Style Eggplant

Chinese-Style Eggplant

Italian-Style Eggplant

From simple to extraordinary, check out The New York Times’ 12 Recipes for Grilled Eggplant.