Caribbean Recipes – Foo Foo

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 5, 2018: Foo Foo in the Caribbean, especially in Guyana and Jamaica, is a dish that is similar to the African Fu Fu. The term foo-foo refers to any root vegetable that has been boiled, mashed and formed into balls. Here’s a recipe with plantain as is done in Guyana and Jamaica.

INGREDIENTS

3 Green Plantains

1 Ripe but Firm Plantain

2 Tablespoons Butter

Salt and Pepper to taste

Equipment needed:

Mortar and Pestle

METHOD

    • Boil plantains.
    • When soft, pound them in a large mortar.
    • Dip pestle in cold water in between pounding to prevent sticking.
    • When smooth, mix with butter, salt and pepper.
    • Form into balls and serve warm with a stew or in a soup as its served in Guyana.

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