Since hundreds of years ago, banana (Musa Paradisiacal) turned out to have been a part of human diet. Fossil research in Papua New Guinea showed domestication and cultivation of more than 10,000 years ago. Benefits of banana plants are in all parts of the plant, namely starting from the root to drugs, stem to rafts and rigging, leaves for wrapping, and of course the benefits of bananas to eat.
When compared with other fruits, bananas have a soft texture with a delicious flavour. In addition, the banana is a fruit that is practical, easy to peel without tools. Bananas are available all year round at affordable prices for fruit.
Bananas originated in Southeast Asia, a region with very high species diversity. In Indonesia alone was found about 300 species of cultiva bananas. Latin in banana is taken from the name of a royal physician at the time of the Roman emperor in the year 63-64 BC. In general, the bananas themselves can be grouped into two major categories:
- Bananas that can be directly consumed. Examples of the first group include: plantain, banana, or banana.
- Bananas need to be treated before it is consumed (known as plantain). An example is the banana hor
Partly in the territory of Papua plantain used as a staple food, used as a substitute for rice, which is the main menu and eaten with other side dishes. It’s not surprising that consumption of bananas in Papua was very high.
Irian bananas are always inviting admiration of people who see them. It was like a giant compared to other bananas. The sign contains 13-24 pieces that are divided into two combs. Fruit at first comb more than the second. Fortunately jumbo fruit was supported by a sturdy tree, towering no less than 4 m. The diameter of the stem 2 times greater than the usual horns. Given the shape of bananas Irian is similar horns. Only horns irian look fat, not angular and thinner skin. With a sturdy trunk, the tree would not mind a collapsed fruit must be exposed to the wind.
Irian fruitful horn at the age of nine months. The distance between the old flowering to fruit takes about five months. If it is old in a tree, waiting for mature only takes 4-5 days. Fruit maturity is characterized by yellowing of the skin. When cut, visible texture of the leaves are soft reddish yellow, shiny seedless.
Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort one of the resorts are located on the island that is preserving banana dewaka by planting bananas around the resort area. Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort most of the time invents recipes for main course, appetizers or deserts for the guests, which are using local ingredients such Dewaka banana. Especially for Dewaka banana, after being processed, it tastes sweet and fluffier texture. The older the tree, the sweeter and fluffier it tastes.
Especially when it’s really going to be sweeter than ripe bananas horn. In the immature fruit there is little sour taste. Besides wrapped, it is a potential banana jumbo processed into other forms, such as chips. The sliced is lengthwise and crosswise as good. Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort priorities local fruits to give be given to the guests.