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Empanaditas with sweet plantain and chocolate by Andrea A. Posted Fri 02 Mar 2012 2:42pm My son came home the other day and asked if I could make something for him to bring into Spanish class for a celebration of practicing ordering food in Spanish.  I had lots of ideas that were vegetable based, but he shot me down on each one! This is what we agreed upon, though it was my very generous daughter who helped with the assembly! ... Read on »
That Big Fat Banana Is A Plantain! (recipes) – Caribbean Beachcomber July/August 1969 by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 13 Nov 2010 8:27pm So funny the things we take for granted sometimes. Growing up around plantains all my life it never occurred to me, until recently, that this fruit is almost completely unknown in many parts of the world! It was only through various conversations with people, primarily from Europe, and an episode of the recently concluded MasterChef US, tha ... Read on »
Patty Cake, Plantain Cake (and Baby Bananas, Too!) by culturedcook Posted Wed 10 Aug 2011 10:12am Plantain Cakes with Banana Salsa Potato pancakes are good, but plantain pancakes are even better. Especially when you serve them with a matchingly tropical side like banana salsa. (Okay, I’ll admit that my main reason for including bananas in the salsa was that they had to be eaten, but necessity wound up being the mother of a tasty inv ... Read on »
Banana Halwa (with steamed Nenthrampazham / Ripe Plantain / Nenthrambale) by Niyaprakash Patient Expert Posted Sun 29 Jul 2012 7:15am Banana Halwa (with steamed Nenthrampazham / Ripe Plantain) A delicious sweet, made of steamed bananas, jaggery, 1 tablespoon ghee and cardamom powder !!! Serves: 6 – 8 Ingredients 5 well ripe nenthrampazham (Ripe plantain / Nenthrambale) 1 tablespoon ghee 5 tablespoon thick melted and sieved jaggery ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder 1 teaspoon ... Read on »
Colombian Style Plantains by ChelseaEatsTreats Posted Thu 14 Mar 2013 12:45pm Hey guys! Have you all heard the news about Google Reader closing down in July? I know this doesn’t affect too may people, especially since RSS is kind of dying and a lot of people don’t know how to use it anyway, but I love my Google Reader and I’m pretty sad that it’s disappearing. In case you are unfamiliar with Google Reader, it’s a fre ... Read on »
3 Recipes: Banana Chip Omelet, Garlic Ginger Plantains & Clean Crab Cake by Ex-Soy-Cise Facebook Posted Tue 12 Jun 2012 12:00am Today I’ve been in a cooking mood and have actually had the time to cook, yay! I’ve had a banana and Enjoy Life chocolate chip omelet, plantains with guacamole, and clean crab cakes, so far everything has been a winner! Check out the recipes below, all 3 are soy, dairy and gluten free! • 1 small banana mashed • 2 whole eggs ... Read on »
Valakkai / Vazhakkai / Raw Banana / Plantain Podimas by Niyaprakash Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Nov 2012 9:15pm Valakkai / Vazhakkai / RawBanana / Plantain Podimas A tasty side dish with rice in Tamil cuisine. Recipe from Tamil Nadu cuisine by Ranee Vijaya Kuttaiah !!! Serves: 3 – 4 Ingredients 2 plantain (valakkai / vazhakkai / raw banana) Peel off the skin gently and cut into ¼ - inch cubes. In a bowl ... Read on »
Plantain Patties by Jessie Posted Tue 06 Jan 2009 12:00am I live in Miami, so tropical fruits are never hard to find.  From mangos and papayas, to plantains and yuca, almost every grocery store down here has an array of fresh tropical produce.  This week, I stocked up on sweet plantains, which were on sale for 25 cents a piece. a After baking a couple of them and eating them plain, I w ... Read on »
Caribbean Black Bean & Plantain Chili by TheSmartCook Posted Fri 15 Nov 2013 6:33am As I mentioned last week, I came back from my stay in Louisville completely inspired to get back in the kitchen. Brittany is an absolute genius in the kitchen when it comes to extracting maximum flavor from minimal ingredients, and after lentil soup and Thai curry , how could I NOT want to soak in some soup of my own? Of course, the most ... Read on »
Kitchen Accidents: Plantains and Burning Skin by Mariposa .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:20am In the effort to keep my diet fresh and fun, I often shop in the "exotic fruits" section of Hannafords for mangoes, yucca, and plantains. I'm not a seasoned chef so I can't get too crazy with the recipes, just the basics. Slice up mango. Put in container in fridge- transfer to baggie when packing lunch. Slice up yucca, add some fresh onion and ... Read on »