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Plantains’ Versatility in Mexico and Beyond

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Plantains’ Versatility in Mexico and Beyond

Did you know that just about anything that can be made with corn masa, including tortillas, empanadas and molotes, can be prepared with plantain dough? Read on to be transported from Oaxaca to Tlacotalpan, Mexico City, and other regions of Mexico, as they incorporate plantains into mole, soups, stews, salads, sauces and desserts.

Karen Hursh Graber, writer for El Restaurante magazine, takes us through the history and stages of the exquisite yet versatile plantain, including the selection, preparation and cooking tips in her article The Plantain: A Versatile Staple on Mexican Menus in the winter issue. To read the full article, click here.