These Crunchy, Garlicky Plantain Fritters Are Even Better Than Your Favorite Fries

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Babaloo Cuban Cafe | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

On Friday I headed to Babaloo Cuban Cafe on its two-month anniversary. The owner, Gladys Parada, operated a lunch truck that I never managed to try, and finally opened this sunny cafe at The Press ...

Over Ripe Plantains? Recipes? Ways to use them up?

by Mouver 9 years ago

Why waste right? Just wondering if anyone had any tricks of the trade to use them up. I've searched around a bit, and all I've found is "Plantain Moi Moi" using unripe plantain flour and crayfish, ...

Eating uncooked plantain

by bmorecupcake 13 years ago

I have a ripe, yellow plantain. Can I eat this like I could a banana? Everything I have read online indicates that plantains must be cooked before consumption.

How do you make the sweet fried plantains (and not ones that taste like potato chips)?

by Sunshine Girl 17 years ago

Ever been to a Cuban, Latin-American, or other kind of place and ordered plantains, and what has come out has been something more along the lines of a dessert...super sweet, dark or golden brown, s...

White stuff inside plantains?

by mayache 14 years ago

I am a big fan of plantains, and since I moved out to California a year ago I've noticed something wrong with most plantains I've bought out here. Inside, roughly in the center (of the cross-secti...

Plantain Fries

by Mushka 5 years ago

When I was in Cuba, several of the paladares served thinly sliced, fried plantains. They were similar to what you purchase in packages but hot and fresh. And absolutely delicious. Is there anywh...

Organic Plantains

by kafeitaffy 6 years ago

I am looking for a place to buy organic plantains in Manhattan or Sunnyside. Anyone know any stores that sell organic plantains?

La Dominica Plantain Chips

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 6 years ago

In better Latin and Hispanic groceries in the northeast, these are really great packaged plantain chips. Oil is immaculately fresh, plantains (green, not sweet) are carefully selected, thicknes...

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