Meryl Streep’s Favorite Vegetarian Dish — Eggplant Souffle with Millet

by Dorothy Reinhold on August 20, 2011

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My new pal Diana Temple, a Malibu caterer, was Meryl Streep’s personal chef for five years.

In that time, she cooked many a meal for the Streep/Gummer family and friends, including many notables.

Shall we drop a few names, just for fun?

Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick , foodie goddess Alice Waters, and Streep’s close friend comedian Tracey Ullman. A vegetarian, Ullman was the inspiration for this dish.

It’s a perfect vegetarian main dish, or a wonderful side dish for a main meal. Temple makes it often when she caters weddings, especially when the wedding party requests vegetarian.

The recipe is at Malibu Patch, where I write a weekly column called Malibu Taste.

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Eggplant Millet Souffle for Meryl Streep

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