Strange Snacks of the World: Apple Bananas


Found in an Indian grocery, these petite bananas from Colombia are actually called apple bananas–a super sweet, creamy variety that tastes vaguely, and oddly, of apples. Apparently, the best apple bananas are grown on Hawaii, but these Central American specimens are pretty great, too. How they coax the bananas to breed with the apples is anyone’s guess.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 9, 2009


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