Bananas

October 10, 2008 | By More

Any Brazilian fruit stand or greengrocer’s is a true festival for the senses. Sometimes the surprise is not related to the exotic – abundant as exotic fruits are. The best known fruits are also full of surprises. Take the humble bananas.

bananas

On the photograph you can see, clockwise, four types of different bananas: nanica, prata, ouro and da terra. There are several others (figo, maçã, …). The moment you can identify them with ease you realize your process of cultural adaptation is well under way.

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Category: Food & drinks

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  1. I love bananas! It is said bananas contains three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose. It has fiber and high potassium content.

    By the way, I posted yesterday about the Notorious Stinky Tofu, an exotic delicacy enjoyed by many Taiwanese. You might want to check it out. 🙂