Banana blossom

bắp chuối

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Little Saigon Cookbook: Vietnamese Cuisine And Culture In Southern California's Little Saigon

Little Saigon Cookbook

By Ann Le

Published 2011

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Flower of the banana plant; it’s popular in salads, salad platters, and as a garnish for noodle soups. The outer layer is tough and needs to be discarded. Soak the white or yellow core in water with lime or lemon juice to avoid discoloration.