Plantain Recipes

This is a great collection of delicious Latin American plantain recipes, made both with ripe plantains (maduros) and green plantains (verdes). Plantains are often mistaken with bananas, and while they’re part of the banana family, they are very different. The main difference is that they must be cooked before being eaten; this is due to…

Malaysian Fried Plantain in Coconut.

Here in the Caribbean we’re familiar with both plantain and coconuts but this delicious recipe from Malaysia combines soft, sweet plantain with the creamy yet crunchy texture of coconut batter for something a little different.  Enjoy it as a dessert, side dish or snack. Ingredients: 1 2/3 cups (7 ounces or 200 grams) glutinous rice…

Top banana (and plantain) recipes

This week (wk7) our CSA members will receive 2 kinds of organic bananas.  Take nature’s own snack food and turn it into something wonderful with any or all of these delightful banana and plantain recipes:  Spiced Fried Banana/Kokoi/Plantain, Banana Ice Cream or Baked Banana.  They’re all delicious and couldn’t be easier. Top banana (and plantain)…