In South-East Asia, the fruit that grows on trees is part of the daily cuisine and is very popular regionally. No wonder, because it is ideal to use as a vegan or vegetarian meat substitute and is also healthy and high in fiber.
Banana flowers are the flowers of plantains. Banana flowers are well known in the Far East and have long been considered a delicacy in Asian cuisine. The very low-calorie and healthy meat or fish alternative tastes hearty and slightly bitter, similar to an artichoke. There are many possible uses: in wok dishes, curries, salads, soups, pasta or rice dishes.