For baking I prefer plantains with this amount of mottling. When they get black, they're supersweet and taste much more like bananas. To the left of the beans is kneaded sunflower bread dough.
I'm really into sea vegetables. Cutting kombu for boiling beans is one of my favorite ways of including them in my diet. To the right are the plantain slices slathered (a little too generously!) with jerk sauce (scallions, scotch bonnet peppers, allspice, thyme, vinegar).
The tongue-blistering meal