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Day 324 of 365 Things To Do in Panama

Day 324 of 365 Things To Do in Panama. Try Breadfruit – Fruta del Pan!

Originating in the South Pacific and eventually spreading to the Caribbean islands during the late 18th century, Breadfruit or Fruta del Pan is grown in at least 90 countries. The name is derived from the texture of the fruit when cooked, it is,similar to freshly baked bread and has a potato-like flavor. Breadfruit trees require limited care and are one of the highest-yielding food plants, a single tree can produce up to 200 or more grapefruit-sized fruits per season.

There is a variety of cooking options including roasting, boiling, baking, and frying, Bake thin slices as a substitute for potato chips or fry thicker slices for french fries.

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