The beloved flavors of the Italian classic melanzane alla parmigiana, but in dumpling form from the wood oven. The dumplings are incredibly tasty and full of flavour. In addition, they are inexplicably light!
Flavoring each individual part of a dish individually with spices ensures that the seasoning goes much deeper than if you only add spices at the end.
Salt stimulates the taste buds to such an extent that they become more sensitive to all other flavors present. This is one of the many reasons why I add salt to every dish I make, including desserts.