The floaters? Eggplant.
In fact. It's Eggplant Italiana. From BH&G's Vegetable Cook Book (c)'58. Tasty.
Because if you add -iana onto any foreign dish, it just has more, well, foreign flavor! Right? Maybe not. But it will impress the guests as they chew and choke on your fabulous Mediterranean delight.
I've got a little bit of free time tomorrow. I think I'll hit the kitschen! Thanks for being so polite and all, waiting patiently for your next helping. I appreciate you!