[Sca-cooks] recipes for plantains?

Elaine Koogler kiridono at gmail.com
Sun Nov 29 06:24:22 PST 2009

Not sure what we were eating...after all this was Papua New Guinea in the
1970's!  The locals called them finger bananas, but who knows!  All I know
is that they were literally finger-sized and very, very sweet.  As I said,
plantains were larger than regular bananas and had a thicker, usually green,
green to black or blackish skin.  They had a more starchy, less sweet


On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 7:56 PM, <t.d.decker at att.net> wrote:

> There are a number of dwarf banana varieties.  The "finger" bananas are
> full size.  The most common ones in U.S. markets are dwarf red and dwarf
> cavendish.
> Bear

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