bananas

Banana Upside-Down Cake Recipe

A sweet, sticky banana dessert straight from Brazil
Jun 12, 2014 3:00 pm

We're gearing up for the World Cup with classic recipes from Brazilian Barbecue & Beyond, by the restaurateurs behind London's Cabana restaurants. Like the French tarte tatin, this indulgent cake is cooked with a layer of caramelized bananas at the bottom, then turned upside-down to show its sticky-sweet banana topping. The recipe, after the jump.

The World's 8 Most Gourmet Vending Machines

Caviar, champagne, pies and more from machines
Jun 3, 2014 9:00 am

The newest breed of vending machines marries farm-fresh ingredients and haute cuisine with coin-operated convenience. The automated future is now. From an Australian banana farmer singlehandedly stocking downtown Brisbane to three Los Angeles caviar kiosks, these are the world’s most gourmet vending machines.

New Snack Alert! Introducing Barnanas.

Naturally sweet dried banana bites from Brazil
May 30, 2014 9:00 am

Welcome to What's Your Story?, our feature about innovative entrepreneurs in the food industry. Find out what goes into the making of a new and innovative food brand, how the product is made, who designs the packaging. All these questions, answered... Next up, Barnanas!

Two Major Fruit Companies Merge. What Does This Mean For The Future Of The Banana?

Chiquita and Fyffes are joining forces
Mar 10, 2014 12:30 pm
Photo: Steve Hopson

It’s a near certainty that the last banana you ate came from one of the four firms controlling the global market. Well, two of these firms have agreed to merge, creating the world’s largest banana company. More details, after the jump.

What's The Difference Between Bananas And Plantains?

One's sweet, one's savory. Both are awesome.
Aug 15, 2013 1:30 pm

So you see a bunch of what looks like bananas, but they're bigger, bright green, and have a thick skin. If you've ever raised an eyebrow at this shady looking banana imposter in your market of grocery, your suspicions are correct. These aren't bananas, they're plantains. Here's the difference, once and for all.

Banana Bread Pudding Cake Recipe

A peanut butter-infused cake we bow down to
Jun 28, 2013 2:01 pm

It's a good thing we stock up on peanut butter, because we're going to need it. Averie Sunshine's new cookbook, Peanut Butter Comfort, has over 100 innovative, delicious and yes, totally comforting peanut butter recipes. Next up, peanut butter-spiked banana bread pudding cake that's...how many desserts crammed into one? 

Peanut Butter And Banana Pancakes Recipe

With caramelized bananas, peanut butter maple syrup
Jun 23, 2013 10:01 am

It's a good thing we stock up on peanut butter, because we're going to need it. Averie Sunshine's new cookbook, Peanut Butter Comfort, has over 100 innovative, delicious and yes, totally comforting peanut butter recipes. First up, peanut butter and banana pancakes using the sweet stuff in every step.

Frozen Chocolate Bananas Recipe

Bluth-style bananas, just in time for Arrested D!
May 23, 2013 4:01 pm
frozen chocolate banana recipe
Photo: Vegan Feast Catering on Flickr

Now that I've gotten that out of my system, George Michael was right. Not about whether it's legal to touch your cousin in the state of California (still not), but that there's pretty much no recipe for a frozen chocolate banana. You dip it in the...chocolate, then roll it in nuts and freeze it in a cooler full of evidence. Or ice. You can't have a party without ice. The non-recipe, after the jump. 

ADVERTISEMENT

Follow Food Republic

America's great underrated food scene gets a boost
Britain stops rinsing raw chicken. We should, too.
Here are the openings to look out for this season
New from Josef Centeno, Ben Ford, Belcampo Meat
The big openings in Atlanta, Nashville, New Orleans
From standard supermarket grade to coveted Arahova
Attitude, attention to detail, easy on the garnish
A huge, melty double cheeseburger lives in Harlem
It's our wine contributor's #1 pet peeve
ADVERTISEMENT
About Us | Advertise With Us | Contact Us | RSS | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
© 2013 Food Republic. All rights reserved.