Green Banana Clatch

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Appears in

Two Fat Ladies: Gastronomic Adventures (with Motorbike and Sidecar)

Two Fat Ladies

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1996

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This is a dish we all invented whilst in Barbados. My friend Moira Elias, who comes from the Scottish Borders, named it a ‘clatch’, which means a mudpie in dialect. I am rather proud of this dish because it started as a rescue exercise.

The dish should be made with small green bananas, known as figs in Barbados, but you cannot buy these here, so buy green bananas from an Asian shop. If you cannot find tamarind chutney, you can use block tamarind pulp. This should be