Exotic Fruit Market offers five different exotic
bananas as a sampler, usually not available at local grocery store. Our banana
sampler includes a rare selection of the finest "hands" of bananas
which may include the following varieties: Baby Bananas, which are snack-sized
and have a sweet flavor, with a hint of cinnamon aftertaste. The creamy, sweet,
chunky shaped Burro Bananas with a slight taste of lemon. The Red Bananas are
creamy white to pink fleshed and flavored with a hint of raspberry blended with
notes of vanilla. Manzano Bananas, with their stubby looking fingers, have a
sweet taste with flavors of gourmet apples and tons of strawberries. Plantains,
known as "cooking bananas" have the best texture and flavor for sautéing
and are popular when served battered and deep fried.
All bananas contain three natural sources of
sugar: sucrose, fructose, and glucose, making them a source of instant and
sustainable energy. Banana is the world's favorite fruit, and the banana plant
is not a tree. It is the world's biggest herb. Bananas contain three natural
sugars: sucrose, fructose, and glucose.
A banana gives an instant and sustainable boost of
energy. They are a good source of potassium, fiber, 110 calories each, approximately
6 vitamins, and 11 minerals. Bananas have many health benefits.
A banana is the fruit of plants of the genus Musa
in the family Musaceae. They are long and thin and come in a variety of sizes
and colors. The fruit is soft and is usually peeled and eaten raw. It is a rich
source of potassium. Some varieties, usually referred to as plantains are not
sweet, they are used in cooking and are the staple starch of some tropical populations.