Market to Table: Orange Eggplants?

No, those aren't clementines, persimmons, or miniature pumpkins. At the Lucero stand at the farmers market the other week, I saw these new-to-me orange “Turkish” eggplants and had to try them. When I cut them open I was surprised to see some of the flesh was translucent, like citrus fruit (click for a larger image).

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