|Scientific name||Musa sapientum L.|
|Storage conditions||7-10 °C|
|Shelf life||20 days|
|Availability||All year round|
Banana leaves are very vesatile and are frequently used in Asian cuisine to either wrap around the food as a parcel when cooking in order to lock in the flavour and moisture, as well is infusing the content with subtle fragrance such as steamed or grilled fish, or to serve as decor on serving plates, or even as an exotic biodegradable substitute for plates and bowls.