Banana leave is a very useful and decorative product. You are not supposed to eat it but the purpose is to cook with it. It is possible to steam fish or vegetables with it, this makes it delicious. Another great advantage is that in some countries products are packed in banana leaves which is a fantastic environmental alternative for plastic.
Availability banana leaves
Banana leaves are the leaves of the banana tree. The banana tree is one of the most oldest grown crops worldwide. There are sources of the consumption of banana by Buddhist transcripts going back to the 6th century B.C. But the commercialisation of the banana tree started at the end of the 19th century in Costa Rica.
How to store
Cooled and dry storage ca. 8°C.
How to eat
Banana leaves make every dish more exotic and fun!. Use it to for product storage or as an non-stick coating in bamboo baskets. To make banana leaves easy to handle first soak the leaves for a few seconds in boiling water.