Cooking Plantain?

(35 Posts)
BettySuarez Wed 10-Oct-12 18:50:10

I have two but not really sure what to do with them - how ripe do they need to be? Does the skin need to be black?

ineed - erm, I think so? It's that gritty pale-yellow stuff. It's great to roll on chicken thighs too, btw.

God, I'm starving now!

Inneedofbrandy Wed 10-Oct-12 19:52:55

Yes it is I had to check. LRD you can porridge out of it with condensed milk water vanilla cinnamon and nutmeg. It's luffly really really luffly.

Ooh, that sounds delicious. Thank you! grin

nkf Wed 10-Oct-12 20:23:29

They're heavier than doughnuts though. Really leaden in the stomach.

garlicbutty Wed 10-Oct-12 20:32:11

Ooh, Inneedofbrandy, I know what you mean! Yes, heavy and yes, yummy grin

garlicbutty Wed 10-Oct-12 20:33:03

... and thanks to that, I'm going to have to make some cinnamon pancakes smile

Inneedofbrandy Wed 10-Oct-12 20:35:01

I really feel like proper comfort food now.

MSDP Wed 10-Oct-12 20:42:11

You can eat green plantains or make a porridge from them. Google tostones or patacones the south American way of frying green plantains, lovely with salt.

BettySuarez Wed 10-Oct-12 21:56:39

Thank you everyone for these lovely ideas smile

sashh Thu 11-Oct-12 05:57:55

Right you bitches, I have to go to the market now.

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