Breadfruit is a starchy fruit that is found in tropical climates like the South Pacific and the Caribbean. It can be consumed either uncooked or ripe, with the uncooked breadfruit being cooked by roasting, baking or boiling. It is a scrumptious food and frequently replaces rice in some meals. It is also used to feed some animals. You can find more information at http://latinfood.about.com/od/glossarypronunciation/a/breadfruit.htm.