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Banana Leaves (Pkt)

Product Description
£8.95
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Each Pack contains approximately 500g, 5-6 long strips of Banana Leaf.

Description/Taste:
Banana Leaves are large, flexible, and waterproof, boasting a vibrant green hue. They do not possess a strong taste, but when used in cooking, they can impart a subtle aromatic quality to the food.

Seasons/Availability:
Banana Leaves are available year-round, given the perennial nature of banana plants. In the UK, they are predominantly imported from tropical countries where bananas are cultivated.

Uses & Flavour Pairings:
Banana Leaves are not typically consumed but are extensively used as a natural wrapping for cooking foods, especially in Asian, African, and Latin American cuisines. Foods encased in Banana Leaves retain moisture and acquire a subtle, grassy aroma. They're commonly employed to encase fish, meat, rice, or desserts prior to steaming, grilling, or baking. Beyond cooking, the leaves serve as ornate platters for festive occasions.

Nutritional Information & Allergens:
While not consumed for their nutritional value, Banana Leaves present an eco-friendly alternative to synthetic packaging. Naturally gluten-free, they are not typically associated with allergens.

Preparation and Storage:
Before use, it's essential to rinse Banana Leaves to rid them of any residual dirt. To enhance their flexibility, making them easier to fold without tearing, they can be briefly passed over an open flame or microwaved for a few seconds. For storage, keep them in the refrigerator, wrapped in plastic, and aim to use within a week.

History:
The tradition of employing Banana Leaves in cooking spans centuries and continents, from the kitchens of Southeast Asia to the heart of Central America. Their sustainable nature combined with their utility in traditional culinary practices has cemented their importance.

SKU: BANLEAVESE
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