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Cooking With Plantains

Plantains in various stages of ripeness.

Plantains are bigger than bananas, harder to peel, and are not usually eaten raw. They're popular in Caribbean cuisine because they're always ready for cooking no matter what stage of ripeness.

Plantain Recipes
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Dominican Tripe Stew - Mondongo

Tripe stew exists in many variations around the islands and is quite popular. It is a very hardy stew that requires some cooking time, but is well worth it. It makes for a great Sunday lunch or dinner.

Corned Beef in Tomato Sauce

Corned Beef in Tomato Sauce is a Puerto Rican recipe for delicious corned beef in a savory tomato sauce to serve over rice, macaroni, or creamed yuca.

Pineapple Upsidedown

Traditional Caribbean pineapple upside-down cake that is baked with the pineapple on the bottom and inverted so the bottom becomes the top and shows off the beautiful pineapple rings.

Book Review - Caribbean Potluck: Modern Recipes from Our Family Kitchen

Caribbean Potluck is a fascinating read and it’s not often that a Caribbean cookbook comes on the market that is as exciting as this one.

Beef Kabobs Anguilla Style

Broiled, skewered beef with pineapple, peppers, onions, and tomatoes. Tastes great off the grill, too!

Shrimp and Tomato Pilaf

Recipe for a savory combination of rice, shrimp, tomatoes, onions, peppers, bacon and spices.

Garlic Roasted Chicken - Pollo Asado con Ajo

Garlic Roasted Chicken is a recipe con sabor! The garlic and onion marinade gives this chicken recipe flavor beyond belief.

Pan de Yuca con Queso - Yuca Cheese Bread

Savory recipe for pan de yuca, which is a cheese bread recipe using yuca flour instead of wheat flour. This pan de yuca recipe can be gluten-free with the use of gluten-free baking powder.

Smoked Herring

Simple guide to buying and preparing smoked herring - an integral part of Caribbean cuisine.

Papas Rellenas - Stuffed Potato Balls Recipe

Easy recipe for fried potato balls stuffed with seasoned ground beef. This is a favorite Caribbean street food.

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