Our NYC Holiday Market is open—this weekend only! Come see us »
🔕 🔔
Loading…

My Basket ()

All questions

I would like to mail order banana leaves and can't seem to find a source? Thanks so much!

asked by alonnasmith about 6 years ago
2 answers 4187 views
397bc6d3 46e8 4d02 8a39 ce4a087eb481  2015 0609 amanda portrait 135
Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added about 6 years ago

Just found this source: http://grocerythai.com...

A37c42bf 61b1 4d3a b105 015a6cdbc831  banana leaf

1097a5b5 1775 4eec a8ea 7421137b65dc  image 2 apples claire sullivan 2
amysarah

amysarah is a trusted home cook.

added about 6 years ago

Another source might be a Latin-American grocery, if you have one locally. While most Mexican tamales are wrapped in corn husks, banana leaves are more commonly used in the Yucatan and Guatemala (and maybe other places too.) Our Guatemalan friend makes us a batch every few months (delicious) and I know she just buys the banana leaves at her local shop here.