Here is a quiz for you. Do you know the difference between a banana and a plantain? Think about it, most people haven’t given much thought to this but here at Tropical Fruit Box, our staff brainiacs are always thinking about fruit so here goes…ready? The banana, you can eat raw and the plantain, you better cook. Plantains are larger, of much harder consistency, and require preparation although we hear that some people eat the Hawaiian plantain raw, but you know, to each its own. So, without further ado, for all of you plantain and banana lovers, we give you the Banana Bonanza Box! What’s inside? Manzano Apple Bananas, Red Bananas, and Burro Plantains. Here is a little about each.
Manzano Apple 🍌Banana Cluster - These are like mini bananas that taste like a cross between an apple and a banana and believe it or not, are one of the most popular dessert fruits in the world.
Red Bananas - No, they are not angry, they are just a little blushed. They are sweeter, plumper and some will say have a raspberry-ish finish. They are more pudding-like and have an awesome texture which you should try if you are trying to change things up.
Burro Plantain - This is the powerhouse of cooking plantains. You can use them green or ripe for many dishes. It’s tangier than a regular plantain and when it’s ripe, it’s very creamy and citrusy. Definitely something to live for.
This box has about 8 pounds of bananas and plantains that will help you break the boring meal regime you’ve been keeping in quarantine. We totally feel you.
Order your Banana Bonanza Box today.