Buenas Banana Leaves - Hojas de Platano
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Banana leaves Hojas de Platano can be Ranging from lime to olive green to dark green, these inedible pliable leaves can be Used for wrapping a variety of food mixtures,
What started as a tradition down thousands of years ago is now also proving to be a healthy trend. Eating on banana leaves isn’t only flavourful, eco-friendly, hygienic and practical but also chemical free. Eating on banana leaves is healthy in every way. It is packed with polyphenols, which are natural antioxidants that is also found in green tea. These polyphenols battle all the free radicals in the body and prevent diseases. Banana leaf is also rich in polyphenol oxidase which is an enzyme to treat Parkinson’s disease. Banana leaves also have peculiar anti-bacterial properties that can kill germs in the food and aids proper digestion. Banana leaves also have a wax coating that gives it a glossy finish that adds on a subtle flavour to the hot food that is served on it.
Banana leaves are eco-friendly and easily decompose in a short time unlike plastic that takes at least a century to degrade completely. The large size of the banana leaf is an added advantage as it can hold an entire meal. Also, being waterproof it can hold gravies without turning much soggy.
Apart from just serving as a leafy plate, banana leaves are also used for cooking. Banana leaves are ideal for wrapping sweet to savoury foods. Wrap a favourite recipe in a softened banana leaf cut to size; leave enough room to fold each leaf over to form a pocket; secure with string. Boil, steam, bake, barbecue, fry or smoke with folded side down. Hojas de platano para cocinar tamales.Steaming food along with banana leaves gives a sweet taste to the dish. Banana leaf contains traces of EGCG that are used in dietary supplements.
Nothing beats the satisfaction of having a sumptuous meal served in banana leaf. the leaves impart a subtle aromatic quality to foods.