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Yellow Plantain Bananas
Inventory, 40 lbs : 12.00
This item was last sold on : 07/22/18
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.
|Aztec Shop Catering||San Diego CA||619 594-3576|
|Fools and Kings||San Diego CA||619-578-2542|
|The Healing Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-807-9911|
|Mozy Cafe||Encinitas CA||760-944-9168|
|Neighborhood Burger||San Diego CA||619-446-0002|
|10 Barrel Brewing Co.||San Diego CA||619-886-2743|
|Smoking Gun (Bar)||San Diego CA||619-276-6700|
|Achilles Coffee Roasters||San Diego CA||415-215-5605|
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-3003|
|Shimbashi Izakaya||Del Mar CA||858-523-0479|
|The Compass||Carlsbad CA||760-434-1900|
|Paradise Point Resort Tidal||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Ironside Events||San Diego CA||312-852-6308|
|Harvest Kitchen||Vista CA||619-709-0938|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|Saiko Sushi-North Park||San Diego CA||619-886-6656|
|Pascucci Pasta||San Diego CA||619-285-8000|
|The Patio on Lamont||San Diego CA||619-235-5606|
|Brooklyn Girl||San Diego CA||619-296-4600|
|The Lion Share||San Diego CA||619-564-6924|
|Wrench and Rodent||Oceanside CA||760-840-1976|
|Off the Strip||San Diego CA||619-685-1111|
|La Costa Resort & Spa Main Kitchen||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|Red Tail Catering||San Marcos CA||858-605-8219|
|Firefly Beach||San Diego CA||619-222-6440|
|The Oceanaire Seafood Room||San Diego CA||619-858-2277|
|Bahia Resort Hotel||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Tom Hams Light House||San Diego CA||619-291-9110|
|Blind Lady||San Diego CA||619-255-2491|
|Catamaran||San Diego CA||858-488-1081|
|Coast Catering||Escondido CA||619-295-3173|
|Miguel's 4S Ranch||San Diego CA||858-924-9200|
|Eco Caters - Fifth Ave||San Diego CA||619-997-8792|
|West Root||San Diego CA||619-276-6700|
|K&L Neighborhood Eateries||San Diego CA||619-964-3778|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Grill||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|US Grant Hotel Grill||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
Recipes that include Yellow Plantain Bananas. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Ambitious Kitchen||Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Plantains|
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