A few years back I met Norma through my Secondo Mama Linda. They have been friends for over 40 years. The minute I met Norma it was obvious that she was an old soul. She spoke nothing but kind words, filled the room with laughter and imparted wonderful wisdom. She is the type of person that when you are around her, you leave feeling so much better for having spent time in her presence. This past week I was able to go to St. Regis with her & Linda for the Tea Time de Madame Cliquot. We were poured a glass of Veuve yellow label and demi sec to start. Our high tea meal consisted of 6 different tea sandwiches, two scones and assorted petits fours. After the champagne was finished we moved onto the Organic Vanilla Rooibos tea with honey.
After 20-25 minutes, remove from the oven. It’s a steaming when you undo the tinfoil so be careful. Hit with another shot of sea salt, slice and enjoy. Thanks Norma!!
A few notes about plantains if you’ve never bought them before. They look like bananas but are never eaten raw, only cooked. They come from many countries such as Peru, Brazil or Taiwan and are usually more starchy than the typical banana. Look for ones that are really ripe, with brown spots, and soft to the touch. Plantains are a great source of fiber, potassium, Vitamin A & C. On average for 1 cup cooked plantain runs about 220 calories. Feel free to email me any great recipes you might have and I’ll post them! Ciao-