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banana stem

banana stem

description This is the inner part of the banana stem which is used in mohingar to give texture, bulk and flavour. The texture is similar to celery but the flavour is subtle and unique. Quite difficult to compare it with anything. I have only seen fresh banana stem sold in an Asian supermarket down Brick…

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lotus roots

lotusroot

This is the root of a water lily. When the skin is peeled, the flesh is creamy white with a crisp texture and a slightly sweet taste. If it is not available fresh, you may find canned version. substitutes Water chestnut availability Asian stores related recipes Lotus root & pork rib soup

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