Plantain and Tomato Salad

Peel the plantains and cook in water with a pinch of pepper and a dash of rum for about 20 minutes until done. Turn the plantains several times. Meanwhile, blanch the tomatoes, remove the skins and cut into slices.

Plantains – in peanut butter

Heat the onions, garlic and chili in a frying pan with a little oil. Peel the plantains, slice into chunks and fry over low heat. Season with a pinch of pepper.

Plantain and sweet potato casserole

Finely chop the shallot and garlic. Peel plantains and sweet potatoes and thinly slice them. Mix cream, crème fraîche, shallot pieces and garlic and season it with salt, pepper and nutmeg.

Plantain mousse with milk chocolate couverture and cinnamon

Bake plantains in their skins for 20 min. Mix cream with spices, salt and vanilla sugar and bring to the boil. Add grated couverture, finely purée with the hot plantain flesh, press through a sieve and chill for 8 hours. For a fluffier mousse, whip in the cream.

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Apple and Pineapple Jam

Peel and finely chop apples and weigh out 500 g. Peel pineapple, remove stalk, chop finely and weigh out 500 g.

Caribbean plantain lasagne with tomato sauce

To make the béchamel sauce, melt the butter, add the flour and whisk over a low heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Add salt and pepper. Put the olive oil in a frying pan, brown the mince and season with salt and pepper.

Pineapple and Bilberry Jam

Peel pineapple, remove stalk, chop finely and weigh out 300 g. Sort and wash bilberries and weigh out 700 g. In a saucepan, mix the fruit and citric acid well with Extra gelling sugar.

“Free Style” Plantain Crunchies

Bread the plaintains using one or all of the various coatings in egg and then flour and deep-fry. Brown plantains are especially good with an egg coating, green and green-yellow ones with all other coatings. Green plantains can be deep-fried without any coating, but should be lightly salted afterwards.