Originally from the Pacific, breadfruit was brought to the Caribbean in the late XVIIIth century to feed the slaves by the captain of Bounty, William Bligh. The breadfruit tree is now widespread throughout the humid tropics for its nourishing benefits and aesthetics.
Kelewele is a popular Ghanaian snack dish of fried plantains seasoned with spices. It is sometimes served with rice and stew, peanuts, or alone as a dessert or a snack. It is also popular for breakfast.
These fried ripened plantain slices are customary in most typical meals In Honduras, Venezuela and Central Colombia. They make a great takeaway food with fried chicken. In Nicaragua, tajadas are traditionally served with fried pork.