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This item was last sold on : 04/14/17
Banana leaves are large with spiked edges and a solid center. Ranging from lime to olive green to dark green, these inedible pliable leaves can measure up to ten feet long and two feet wide. Used for wrapping a variety of food mixtures, the leaves impart a subtle aromatic quality to foods.
Banana leaves are available year-round.
Banana leaves are ideal for wrapping sweet to savory foods. Stuff with poultry, pork, beef, veal, hard-cooked eggs, cheese, vegetables, rice, beans, grits, herbs and fruits. Wrap a favorite recipe in a softened banana leaf cut to size; leave enough room to fold each leaf over to form a pocket; secure with string. Boil, steam, bake, barbecue, fry or smoke with folded side down.
Grown on a banana "tree", which really is a plant of the genus Musa and not an actual tree, huge banana leaves emerge as the banana plant grows. When weather conditions are suitable and are on the warm side, a new leaf can grow weekly.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-3003|
Recipes that include Banana Leaves. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Mexico In My Kitchen||Tamales Huastecos in Banana Leaves|
|Cooking with Anne||Turmeric Shrimp in Banana Leaves with Banana Salsa|
|eCurry||Spicy Oyster Mushroom in Banana Leaves|
|The Ravenous Couple||Cha Hue – Hue Style Vietnamese Ham|
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La OaxaqueñaNear Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Blvd. Sanchez Taboada #935 Mercado Hidalgo Zona Rio,
About 597 days ago, 9/08/15
Spotter's comments : Banana Leaves spotted at Mercado Hidalgo.