The Lobster mushroom is actually a parasitic hybrid of the fluorescent red-orange fungal parasite, Hypomyces lactifluorum, and the brittle white mushroom, Russula brevipes.
The largest of all tree-borne fruits, jack fruit is oval-shaped and knobbly-skinned. This fruit can weigh up to eighty or ninety pounds.
Yellow Plantain Bananas
Inventory, 40 lbs : 1.15
This item was last sold on : 07/24/17
Yellow plantains are characterized by the age of the fruit. They are essentially at the middle stage of the fruit's maturity. Yellow plantains have a slightly firm and starchy texture, mild, almost insipid flavor and lower sugar content. If a Yellow plantain is left to ripen, it will develop a sweet taste and its color will change from yellow to black.
Yellow plantains are available year-round.
Plantains, botanical name Musa paradisiaca, are the fruit of the same species as bananas as there are no clear distinctions between bananas and plantains other than bananas are for fresh eating and plantains are considered cooking bananas. Plantains are a staple food in tropical regions, sustaining large populations in developing countries. They are the tenth most important staple that feeds the world.
Yellow plantains are often mashed, grilled over coals and baked due to their stage of maturity. They are the choice plantain for caramelizing, often as a sweet addition to savory dishes, especially in Caribbean cuisines, specifically Cuban. Yellow plantains are complimented by ingredients such as coconut, vanilla, cream, melting cheeses, chiles, citrus, chicken, pork, black beans, pineapple, mango, shrimp, tofu and herbs such as cilantro and mint.
Plantains are a Latin American and Caribbean staple. They are an inexpensive substitute for potatoes and rice in many Latin American dishes, including Mexican cuisine where tortillas are filled with cooked plantains.
Plantains are native to Southeast Asia, South Asia and West Africa, specifically tropical regions of Nigeria and Ghana. Plantain plants do eventually expire production of fruit, yet they are among the longest producing of banana plants. A single plant may produce fruits up to fifty years depending on its tropical location.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Tasting Room Del Mar||Del Mar CA||562-756-1170|
|Cueva Bar||San Diego CA||619-269-6612|
|La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club||San Diego CA||858-454-7126|
|Harvest Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-709-0938|
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-3003|
|Fresh and Fit Meals||National City CA||858-805-5949|
|Liberty Advance||Boulevard CA||619-766-3384|
|Panama 66||San Diego CA||619-702-6373|
|Lena Craft Mexican||La Jolla CA||858-263-4190|
|Catamaran||San Diego CA||858-488-1081|
|Healthy Creations-Encinitas||Encinitas CA||760-479-0500|
|Romesco Cocina||San Diego CA||619-756-7864|
|Paradise Point Resort Tidal||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Fishery||San Diego CA||858-272-9985|
|Pacific Previsions||San Diego CA||619-675-3935|
|Caramel Collective||San Diego CA||206-595-5504|
|Toronado San Diego||San Diego CA||619-719-6924|
|Wet Stone Winebar and Cafe||San Diego CA||619-255-2856|
|Lola 55 Catering||619-727-9282|
|Aztec The Garden||San Diego CA||619-719-6924|
|Hotel La Jolla & CUSP||La Jolla CA||858-459-0261|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Waypoint Public||San Diego CA||619-255-8778|
|The Shores||La Jolla CA||858-459-8271|
|Brooklyn Girl||San Diego CA||619-296-4600|
|Miguel's Eastlake||Chula Vista CA||619-656-2822|
|K&L Neighborhood Eateries||San Diego CA||619-964-3778|
|The Lion Share||San Diego CA||619-564-6924|
|The Patio on Goldfinch (Mission Hills)||San Diego CA||619-501-5090|
|Green Dragon Tavern & Museum||Carlsbad CA||760-797-5579|
Recipes that include Yellow Plantain Bananas. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Herbivoracious||Coconut Rice with Black Beans, Plantains, and Mango Salsa|
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