I've always wondered how it went down the first time a human being tried a strange plant he caught sight of: "Hey, this ... let's call it an artichoke ... looks like it would be great fried up over the fire with some of that liquid we've been squeezing out of that lady cow and stirring until it becomes solid." Seeing as how most foods have already been "discovered," it's all the more exciting that the breadfruit is coming onto the food scene.
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Native to the Pacific Islands and the Caribbean, apparently breadfruit is so rich in nutrients and plentiful, it could end world hunger or at least cut down on Hawaii's food imports by 90 percent -- if only everyone would eat the reportedly "bland" food. Apparently breadfruit, or "ulu," tastes like undercooked potatoes and people in Hawaii feed it to the pigs.
To which I say, come on folks, use your imagination! Here's how you should be cooking up the ulu.
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