• Tostones

Patacones, Fritos Verdes

(Colombian) (Cuban) (Dominican) (Puerto Rican)


Tostones, from the Spanish verb tostar which means "to toast"), also known as patacones, (Dominican Republic) and banan peze (Haiti) are fried plantain slices, and are a popular side dish in many Latin American countries. They are known as patacón in Colombian cuisine, Panamanian cuisine, Peruvian cuisine, Venezuelan cuisine and Ecuadorian cuisine, where they are often served with a garlic mojo (sauce) or ají (sauce). The patacón maracucho is a fried plantain sandwich in Venezuelan cuisine. In Haiti they are ...

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