Originally Posted by venturabananas
Yes, definitely a Bluggoe variety like Orinoco.
So I tried to cook them as plantains (which I have done with real plantains before). Total disaster; the fruit stayed hard as a rock after boiling for an eternity (even though it was nearing ripeness on the tree). Strange; I'll let the rest ripen on the tree and try again; if it still doesn't taste any better I'll be giving it away