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Jun 8, 2009 08:24 PM

Need Banana Leaves

I am looking to buy banana leaves for a pork dish I want to make. Can anyone suggest a place to buy them on the Peninsula? Thanks for the help!

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  1. A 99 ranch should have some in the freezer.

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    1. Any Asian or Filipino Store will have in the freezer case

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      1. re: haumea

        Thanks for your input! I'll look into that.

        1. Berkley Bowl West had them last Friday, fresh.

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          1. re: mmerino

            Note that for certain applications the leaves need to be toasted. The frozen ones usually are already toasted. For fresh, that's an extra step.

          2. Casteneda's in Windsor has them fresh.

            1. I just bought some. Got two huge banana leaves in the freezer section at Ranch 99. They were like $2. Couldn't find Ti leaves though. I made Kalua Pig in a giant roaster and boy was it good.