Seared scallops on plantain coconut fritters with papaya & lime salsa


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Fusion: A Culinary Journey


By Peter Gordon

Published 2010

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The first time I saw a box of plantain was in 1989 on Portobello Road in London’s Notting Hill. I thought they were actually big bananas rotting in the sun. It was a Ghanaian chef who first cooked them for me, and in The Sugar Club Cookbook, I wrote this, which still holds true, about them: ‘For those not familiar with plantains, they are those huge “bananas” that you may have seen in Caribbean or Af