Different varieties of eggplant can vary slightly in color, taste and texture, but overall they are mostly described as having a bitter taste and spongy texture.
This is the most popular type of eggplant in the US. It has a deep purple skin and creamy white flesh.
This is a mini version of American Eggplant, also deep purple and round or oval in shape.
Italian Rosa Biancos
This is another mini version of Eggplant, but varies in color (from purple to white).
This is also a mini Eggplant, but is thin and has light purple skin.
This is longer and slimmer than American Eggplant; it has a thinner skin and sweeter flavor, and can also vary in color (from light purple to green or white).