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FAQs about banana flowers

Cooking with banana flowers is not the same as cooking with bananas. While they have a similar fragrance, they have very different textures and tastes. Banana flowers are added to salads, curries, stir-fries, and fritters in Asia. They are also used as a filling in pastries, quiches, and other baked goods in Brazil. When serving raw, younger banana blossoms are perfect for this type of food preparation. They are very tasty in salads as the younger flowers are less bitter than their older counterparts. 

Banana flowers are filled with many nutritional and healthy benefits. They contain calcium which helps build and maintain strong bones. Just like bananas, they are also rich in potassium, a mineral that regulates fluid balance, muscle contractions, and nerve signals. Banana flowers are also rich in vitamins A, C, and E. Vitamin A is crucial in eye and bone health and supports a healthy immune system. Vitamin C is essential in the growth, development, and repair of all body tissues. Vitamin E has antioxidant properties that help fight the effects of free radicals.

Due to their bitterness, banana flowers need to be soaked. First, remove the deep red-purple leaves. Next, gently remove the yellow-white banana flowers and soak them in a mixture of water with lemon juice or vinegar. A good ratio to use is 1 tablespoon of acid or vinegar for every 2 cups of water. Soaking the blossoms will also prevent any browning on the delicate innermost leaves.