Breadfruit are a staple food in many cultures. It originates from the South Pacific. When cooked it can have a flavor similar to fresh bread.
Breadfruit has many uses. It can be picked ripe or unripe. Look for fruit that does not have a lot of blemishes. It bruises easily when ripe. Breadfruit can only be used for a short amount of time but it can be stored in a cool, dark place for a few days.
Breadfruit can be used as a potato substitute. They can also be roasted, baked, or boiled. A popular recipe is to boil it with salted meat and mashed with butter. This is usually eaten saucy dishes.