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August 20, 2018 - Washington Post

A guide to buying, cooking and enjoying plantains — bananas’ more versatile cousins

A guide to buying, cooking and enjoying plantains — bananas’ more versatile cousins

“I think that people don’t really get plantains because they do assume they’re like a banana,” says food writer, radio producer and cookbook author Von Diaz. 

In fact, plantains have a lot more in common with potatoes than bananas. “All cultures have their starches,” Diaz says, and in Latin America and the Caribbean, plantains are a featured starch. They’re also used for much more than sweets, she says. Plantains are especially versatile because as the outside color changes, so does the flavor, color and texture of the flesh.

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