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Yellow Plantain Bananas
Inventory, 40 lbs : 0.20
This item was last sold on : 10/22/17
Yellow plantains are characterized by the age of the fruit. They are essentially at the middle stage of the fruit's maturity. Yellow plantains have a slightly firm and starchy texture, mild, almost insipid flavor and lower sugar content. If a Yellow plantain is left to ripen, it will develop a sweet taste and its color will change from yellow to black.
Yellow plantains are available year-round.
Plantains, botanical name Musa paradisiaca, are the fruit of the same species as bananas as there are no clear distinctions between bananas and plantains other than bananas are for fresh eating and plantains are considered cooking bananas. Plantains are a staple food in tropical regions, sustaining large populations in developing countries. They are the tenth most important staple that feeds the world.
Yellow plantains are often mashed, grilled over coals and baked due to their stage of maturity. They are the choice plantain for caramelizing, often as a sweet addition to savory dishes, especially in Caribbean cuisines, specifically Cuban. Yellow plantains are complimented by ingredients such as coconut, vanilla, cream, melting cheeses, chiles, citrus, chicken, pork, black beans, pineapple, mango, shrimp, tofu and herbs such as cilantro and mint.
Plantains are a Latin American and Caribbean staple. They are an inexpensive substitute for potatoes and rice in many Latin American dishes, including Mexican cuisine where tortillas are filled with cooked plantains.
Plantains are native to Southeast Asia, South Asia and West Africa, specifically tropical regions of Nigeria and Ghana. Plantain plants do eventually expire production of fruit, yet they are among the longest producing of banana plants. A single plant may produce fruits up to fifty years depending on its tropical location.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|The Wild Thyme Company||San Diego CA||858-527-0226|
|Agave Coffee and Cafe||Chula Vista CA||619-427-2250|
|Union Kitchen & Tap (Encinitas)||Encinitas CA||760-230-2337|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-3003|
|Eddie V's La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-459-5500|
|Sorority Cuisine - Alpha Phi||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|La Costa Resort & Spa Main Kitchen||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|K&L Neighborhood Eateries||San Diego CA||619-964-3778|
|Renaissance Food Co.||San Diego CA||619-582-1176|
|Wet Stone Winebar and Cafe||San Diego CA||619-255-2856|
|Hotel La Jolla & CUSP||La Jolla CA||858-459-0261|
|Panama 66||San Diego CA||619-702-6373|
|Zeetogroup||San Diego CA||619-955-8558|
|Jensens Finest Foods||San Diego CA||619-550-2097|
|Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-759-6063|
|Fools and Kings||San Diego CA||619-578-2542|
|University Club||San Diego CA||619-234-5200|
|Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District||El Cajon CA||619-644-7585|
|Harvest Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-709-0938|
|Convivial Catering||San Diego CA||760-828-8762|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
|Bread & Cie Café||San Diego CA||619-295-3172|
|Bishop School||San Diego CA||858-459-4021 x212|
|Hoover High School||San Diego CA||619-549-3364|
|Lola 55 Catering||San Diego CA||619-727-9282|
|Brooklyn Girl||San Diego CA||619-296-4600|
|Viejas Casino Grove Steakhouse||Alpine CA||800-295-3172|
|Marriott Coronado||Coronado CA||619-435-3000 x6335|
Recipes that include Yellow Plantain Bananas. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Garden Fork||Tostones / Fried Plantain|
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