Tag: matoke

Plantains Vs Green Bananas

Can you tell the difference between plantains and green bananas? Green banana and Green (unripe) plantain Green bananas and Ripe plantains Did you know that all plantains are bananas but not all bananas are plantains? Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn  

 

Burnt Matoke Crisps

My dear mother calls me up to ask if I’d like some matoke (plantain/green bananas) and I’m like why not. She sends my brother to drop them off. Fast forward three days later, on that Thursday I manage to get home early and instead of just making the bananas in […]

 

Beef Stir Fry with Matoke

The same day I made matoke I decided to make some beef stir fry to serve as an accompaniment. Ingredients: 1/4 kg beef cut into strips 4 carrots cut lengthwise into thin strips 1 bell pepper cut lengthwise 1 onion sliced Salt Black pepper ½ teaspoon of dried rosemary leaves 2 […]

 

From Mother in Law with Love

Some Saturdays ago we had dinner over at my other family. We usually have a great time and never leave till it’s like pretty late. As is my mother in law’s tradition, she gave us some goodies to carry with us once we were about to head for home. This […]