Banana Blossom

banana22Banana blossoms are about a foot long. To use the tough outer leaves are removed and the more tender leaves are sliced and soaked in an acidic water to keep them from browning. The sliced leaves are used in salads or eaten as a vegetable. Many Asian cultures eat banana blossoms. Blossoms are available fresh, preferred or canned in Asian grocery stores.bananablossom copy

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