These pressed veritab aka breadfruit tostones make a great snack, appetizer or side dish. Eat them with a spicy slaw, or simply with salt sprinkled on top. | tchakayiti.com

Lames Veritables Pesees

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As mentioned in my previous article about Lame Veritable, this fruit has many preparations. Lames Veritables Pesees are my favorite way to eat this vivre alimentaire.

The steps below are the same as the bananes pesees ones. The lam come out crispy on the outside while still keeping their softness on the inside.

  1. Peel the lame and cut them into chunksBreadfruit, aka lam veritab in Haiti, is a versatile fruit. We eat it boiled, fried, pureed, as croquettes and so much more. Find out about it on the blog. | tchakayiti.com

  2. Fry the pieces in the hot oil until they turn golden.

    Avoid letting them cook fully as the cooking process will be completed the second time you fry themThese pressed veritab aka breadfruit tostones make a great snack, appetizer or side dish. Eat them with a spicy slaw, or simply with salt sprinkled on top. | tchakayiti.com

  3. Take the precooked pieces out and press them using either a plantain smasher or two small platesThese pressed veritab aka breadfruit tostones make a great snack, appetizer or side dish. Eat them with a spicy slaw, or simply with salt sprinkled on top. | tchakayiti.com

  4. Dip the pressed veritab in some salted waterThese pressed veritab aka breadfruit tostones make a great snack, appetizer or side dish. Eat them with a spicy slaw, or simply with salt sprinkled on top. | tchakayiti.com

  5. Fry the pressed pieces a second time in the hot oil until they become crispy on the outside

  6. Serve the lame veritables pesees immediately with salt or Haitian pikliz (optional)

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