daily archive for 4. September 2008

Banana: Allrounder

The so called Dessert Banana is edible, the plantain is a staple food. But not in the European area, only in it’s country of origin, like Nicaragua, Honduras, Panama and the rest of Middle America. The leaves of this super plant are used as fodder and for constructing. Especially for roofing. In India, the leaves are cooked and in Africa they even produce banana beer. Ever got drunk on banana?