August 20, 2018 - Washington Post
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.