Located quite a distance from the 23rd parallel, my island is right there, through the living room, just beyond the French doors, and situated about two-thirds of the way from the wall in my humble kitchen.
This is the place where my fan club, my girls and the occasional guest, get to see the real me.
Combining Eggplant with seafood always works. Here is a Mahi Mahi dish, supremely showing off as it sits atop slices of roasted eggplant, floating over a very tasty marinated eggplant sauce. Naples would be very proud.
Mahi Mahi in marinated Eggplant Sauce atop Roasted eggplant