Have you ever tasted the plane? The plane tree is a fruit similar to banana which grows on the plants of Musa acuminata. Almost all modern bananas derive from these plants, through crossings and selections.
The plantain has a very similar shape to that of the banana but this fruit is very particular since unlike the banana it contains numerous hard seeds. Unlike the banana, moreover, the plantain is consumed cooked.
The consumption of the plane tree is widespread above all in Africa, Central America and South America, with particular reference to Venezuela and Brazil. Perhaps you have tasted the plane tree in the past on one of your travels.
Here is a collection of recipes with plantains.
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The Kelewele plantain is a snack of Ghana. It is a spiced and fried snack made from plantains. You can also try this recipe with bananas, since the plantain is not easily available here. Kelewele is served accompanied by toasted peanuts. Here the recipe.
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Le plantain chips baked in the oven are a very tasty snack. As in the case of banana chips we can bake the plantain chips in the oven instead of frying them to make this dish lighter. Here the recipes.
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: The greedy healthy eating
Fried plantain, Brazilian recipe
Il fried platano is a typical recipe of Brazil. The fried plantain is served as an appetizer and is seasoned with salt and pepper after cooking. Here is the recipe to follow.
Brownies with plantains and dates
With plantain, dates, flour and cocoa you can prepare some brownies sweet and greedy to serve as a snack or as a dessert after a meal. Here is the recipe to follow
: Left-handed cuisine
Il caramellato banana it is made with butter, brown sugar and ground cinnamon. Two large plantains are needed to be cut into slices about 1 centimeter thick. Here is the recipe to follow.
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Pancakes with plantains are prepared with plantains with a high degree of ripeness, that is, with a yellow skin on which numerous black spots have already appeared. Here is the recipe to follow.
: Armonia Platano
To prepare the sycamore croquettes, which are a savory recipe, in addition to the plantain you will simply serve water, salt and cheese such as cheddar or mozzarella. Here is the recipe to follow.
: Honest Cooking
Il mashed plantain is a typical dish of Brazilian cuisine which is brought to the table as a side dish. To prepare it, in addition to ripe plantains, you need milk, butter and ground pepper. Here the recipe.
: Brazil flavor
Sycamore and almond flan
Il flan of plantain and almonds is a dessert that is prepared by combining the main ingredients with milk, eggs and orange juice. Here is the recipe to follow.
Sycamore and chickpea soup
The plantain lends itself to preparing salty and hot first courses such as soups, for example in this one plantain and chickpea soup flavored with curry, herbs in your city and spices. Here is the recipe to follow.
: Vanilla, ginger and cinnamon