- List characteristics of your fruit. List 2 sample varieties of your fruit (1pt)
Although generally regarded as a tree, the banana plant is really a giant herb. That means it does not have a woody trunk like a tree. The stalk—sometimes called a false trunk—grows from an underground stem called a rhizome and reaches a height of 10 to more than 20 feet (3 to 6 meters). This fruit is also in a family of plantain and other similar designs. This fruit has many varieties for example plantain, burro and etc... these are similar to the banana in a way.
- List characteristics of your fruit.
- How to choose fruit from store.
- Give tips on how to properly store fruit.
The fruit that i chose is a banana and on the outside it has a yellow cover that's what covers the inside of it till it is ready to be peeled and eaten and the inside looks white and really mushy and it can be easily eaten. The taste tasted like sweet and a little of salt in it. When choosing a fruit from store you want to feel it and see if it's hard or soft because you have to check if it is ripe or not, after you buy the fruit you want to store it in a place where it's the temperature same as the house temperature.
- WHERE IT WAS FIRST GROWN, WHO FIRST DISCOVERED IT, HOW IT WAS FIRST USED, ETC.
Bananas were originally found in South East Asia, mainly in India. They were brought west by Arab conquerors in 327 B.C. and moved from Asia Minor to Africa and finally carried to the New World by the first explorers and missionaries to the Caribbean.
First the people use the leaves to make skirts and some people used them to make beds and etc...
- List and explain 2 cooking techniques for your fruit.
- Can you find videos?
- How about recipes?
- Vegan Baked Banana Oatmeal
Basically a healthy breakfast cake, this has a gooey center and deliciously crisp edges—and it’s super easy. Mix together oats, banana, milk, chia seeds, dried fruit, and seasonings; pour into a pan (or mini mason jars for easy portioning); and bake. Drizzle with PB—because everything is better with nut butter.
- Banana Nut Muffins
This banana recipe takes 10 minutes to mix, so there’s really no reason to buy from the bakery. Plus, your kitchen will smell amazing. Tip: Use mixed nuts for a larger variety of vitamins and minerals, and extra fiber and protein.
- 3 interesting facts on your fruit
1)The scientific name for banana is musa sapientum, which means “fruit of the wise men.”
2)Bananas “trees” are actually the world’s tallest herbaceous plant. They can reach 20 feet in height.
3)The fruits grow off the main stems in large clusters that can weigh over 100 pounds, with up to 400 individual bananas per cluster!