Dr. Ragone was appointed Director of the Breadfruit Institute in 2003 and has worked at the National Tropical Botanical Garden since 1989. She is an authority on the conservation and use of breadfruit, conducting horticultural and ethnobotanical studies on this important Pacific staple crop for 25 years. Her extensive fieldwork on over 50 islands in Micronesia, Polynesia, and Melanesia enabled the NTBG to establish the world's largest collection of breadfruit at its Kahanu Garden in Hana, Maui. The Breadfruit Institute was created to promote the conservation and use of breadfruit for food and reforestation.
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Breadfruit is very versatile and this cookbook brings out its various uses. Good info about the food, how to pick and cook them. Not a lot of recipes but it does get you started and gives helpful information.
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