August 2016

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fried sweet plantains

Plátanos Maduros

For me, living in Panamá meant eating plátanos. With almost every meal, there were fried smashed plantains called patacones or sweet plantains known as plátanos maduros. Patacones use unripened, green plantains, while to make maduros, you must use very ripened plantains. For maduros, plantains should be nearly black–as if they’re a […]