The old fruit was sold in the market, no one bought it, now it’s a famous specialty, anyone who wants to buy it must go to this place, 65,000 VND/kg
Coming to the resilient and soulful land of Ben Tre, visitors can enjoy rustic and rustic delicacies – homeland products such as Siamese coconut, wax banana…
Wax banana is a very unique fruit, different from other bananas in all parts of the country. Ms. Yen Nhi (29 years old, Ben Tre) said: “The waxy banana has an unattractive appearance, the fruit is short, and the aphids on the skin are thick, forming black patches.
People in their hometown have decades of experience in growing wax bananas but have not been able to overcome that situation. Therefore, in the past, when they sold wax bananas in the market or in the gardens, customers often ignored this type of banana.
Later, when more people knew about it, banana wax suddenly became a famous specialty. They bought to enjoy and were really impressed from the first time they ate banana wax.”
Wax banana is a very unique fruit, different from other bananas in all parts of the country.
Wax bananas cannot be eaten raw, but must be cooked by boiling or baking. In addition, they can be processed into other dishes by boiling them before baking or cooking tea, cooking meat… “No matter how it is processed, it still retains its rich flavor, awakening many senses. view of the beholder. It has a pleasant aroma, a crunchy, enticing taste that captivates many diners,” said Yen Nhi.
Bananas for processing must be ripe, the skin turns yellow. After that, people wash and boil them until the bananas wake up with a sweet aroma, and the peels themselves are ripe. They peel the banana peel, the flesh is golden in their hands, the aroma is attractive. Banana secretes bile, she enters the groove in the middle of the fruit, the bile is as clear as amber. If the fruit is sliced vertically, the bile grooves will be wavy, stimulating the taste buds of diners.
“Currently bananas are about to be sold in all markets in Ben Tre in particular and the western provinces in general. Visitors can find them at extremely cheap prices, from 55,000 to 65,000 VND/kg. Or who wants to enjoy banana wax right away in the land of Ben Tre, they can go to snack shops to enjoy grilled wax bananas, grilled wax bananas with coconut, wax tea …”, the Western woman said.
Wax bananas for processing must be ripe bananas with yellow skin.
Mr. Nguyen Vu Tuan Anh (34 years old, Hanoi) shared: “I have heard about wax bananas many times but have never seen it with my own eyes or tasted it with my mouth. When I went to the West for work, I was led by my colleagues to eat Ben Tre products. At first, I thought banana wax was strange because it was extremely ugly. I don’t even intend to enjoy it because I never liked eating bananas.
When offered by the salesman, I had to try it. Unexpectedly, I ate a piece and was extremely impressed. It’s sweet and very fragrant, flexible… different from other bananas I’ve ever eaten. I have to say a word of praise for this fruit, it’s really impossible to “catch the picture” by looking at it”.
Baked wax bananas are famous snacks in Ben Tre.
Banana wax is not only a nutritious fruit, it also reduces the risk of anemia, is good for the nervous system, helps to lose weight effectively, helps reduce stress, helps regulate blood pressure, has antioxidant capacity. high, good for the stomach and digestive tract. In addition, banana wax is very good for the health of pregnant women and fetuses.
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