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What is Breadfruit?

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Sat, 2014-01-11 13:35

What is breadfruit and how do you cook it?

Bread Fruit:- Sierra Leone, Krio local food name is Bredfruit (Mende name is Belefu and Temne name is Ma-Kant-Ma-Potho) this is a starchy fruit, green on the outside, cream-white in the inside, usually boiled, roasted of fried, Its name is derived from the texture of the cooked fruit, which has a potato-like flavor, similar to freshly baked bread.* Mainly carbohydrate, very ripe breadfruit becomes sweet, as the starch converts to sugar.

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