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Banana Leaves

Banana Leaves are ideal for display centre peices and wrapping food for steaming. The leaves have a wide range of applications because they are large, flexible, waterproof and decorative. They are used for cooking, wrapping and food-serving in a wide range of cuisines in tropical and subtropical areas.

Banana recipes

French toast with bananas and maple syrup

French toast with bananas and maple syrup

By Allegra McEvedy

They are widely grown across the tropics and sub-tropics. They grow in hands (bunches) of five to 20 fingers. Depending on the variety, they can be small or long, thin- or thick- skinned, with yellow or red skins. They are picked when they are two-thirds ripe and slowly convert their starch to sugars as they’re shipped.

Banana Leaves

Recipes using banana

Main course

Honey-glazed guinea fowl with pomegranate and pineappleHoney-glazed guinea fowl with pomegranate and pineapple

By The Hairy Bikers

Wok-fried venison and jungle-style curry with lemongrass and lime Thai rice

By Ching-He Huang

Parsee fish in banana leaf with egg and peanut salad

By Cyrus Todiwala

Guinea fowl Maryland

By Glynn Purnell

Seared tuna with coconut chilli chutney and cabbage salad

By James Martin

Light meals and snacks

Fruity frittersFruity fritters

By Jo Ingleby


Banana muffinsBanana muffins

By Fiona Hunter

Wheat cereal with banana and raisins

By Fiona Hunter

Banana and coconut porridge

By Fiona Hunter

Toast with mashed banana and yoghurt

By Fiona Hunter

Banana smoothie

By Fiona Hunter

Starters and nibbles

Thai fish cakes with a honey and cucumber dip Thai fish cakes with a honey and cucumber dip

By The Hairy Bikers

Spring rolls

By Jeremy Pang


Banana cake with miso caramel and sunflower seed praline

By Chantelle Nicholson

Banana cream profiteroles with whiskey caramel

By Matt Tebbutt

Peanut butter fondants with cheat's banana ice cream

By Monica Galetti

Chocolate lava cake

By Donal Skehan

Banana and custard tart

By James Martin

Cakes and baking

Banana breadBanana bread

By John Barrowman

Chocolate banana cakeChocolate banana cake

Banana bran muffinsBanana bran muffins

Apple and raisin muffins

By Tom Kerridge

Banana millionaire's shortbread with banana 'ice cream'

By James Martin

Drinks and cocktails

Cardamom and beetroot smoothie sundaeCardamom and beetroot smoothie sundae

By Hemsley + Hemsley

Chocolate avocado shake Chocolate avocado shake

By Hemsley + Hemsley

Summer fruit smoothieSummer fruit smoothie

By Mary Berry

Breakfast smoothie

By Merrilees Parker

Mango smoothie

By Allegra McEvedy


Eye-health smoothieEye-health smoothie

By Helen M. Rasmussen, PhD, RD Virginia Paige Murphy and RD Elizabeth J. Johnson, PhD

Summer pickle

By Richard Corrigan

Lemon or lime juice, natural yoghurt or soured cream all bring out the natural sweetness of the ripe fruit, especially in fools, drinks, mousses and ice creams. Lemon juice or acidulated water help prevent sliced fruit from browning in trifles and pancakes.

They are excellent cooked as fritters, flambéed, or simmered in coconut milk. Rum, orange, cardamon, toffee, vanilla, and chocolate are popular pairings. Mashed they give a moist, chewy texture to cakes and muffins. Over-ripe, chocolate-skinned fruit can be used in bread or ice cream, but add extra lemon to the latter before using.

Banana Leaves Article by Sybil Kapoor

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