This is a typical Caribbean dish. Therefore can not be miss in the Puerto Rican cuisine. Thus the plantain is widely used to make different dishes. This recipe of ripe plantain canoes combines the sweet flavor of the plantain with the salty flavor of the cheese. Consequently making this dish a delight to our palate. Some other dishes where the plantain is used for their preparation are: mofongo, pastelon, tostones and pionono. Of course, all delicious.
Did you know?
Asia is the place of origin for Plantains and bananas. The story tells us that in India, at the arrival of Alexander the Great, plantains were known as “fruit of the wise”. Because the Hindu Brahmans meditated under their pleasant shadows. Nowadays is among the most consumed and savored fruits in the world. In Puerto Rico, it was the Spaniards who brought it.