Using saba banana recipes

Pinaypay na Saging (another variation of fried saba banana fritters)

Pinaypay na Saging (another variation of fried saba banana fritters)

Plantains and the sweeter, local variety called “saba” or “cardaba” bananas are used for example as ingredient in Filipino recipes such as the Visayan humba, nilaga or nilat-ang baboy, pochero, and this pork-stuffed fried saba known as “banana meat” –a local delicacy in my beloved hometown, Dalaguete, Cebu
Minatamis na Saging (Saba Bananas in Syrup)

Minatamis na Saging (Saba Bananas in Syrup)

My husband only knew the existence of saba and plantains–the ones that I use mostly in making Filipino banana meat and pinaypay—after we got married
Fried Bananas/Prito Saging

Fried Bananas/Prito Saging

Yes, it’s confusing. I asked them what’s the banana that’s ideal for frying, they usual say, ‘Gardava‘, and would be quick to add, ‘not Saba

Saba Con Hielo

(COFFEE-FLAVORED SWEETENED “SABA” IN SHAVED ICE & MILK). Pour in sliced “saba” and cook to desired done-ness
Coconut Banana, Balinese Pisang Rai

Coconut Banana, Balinese Pisang Rai

using a slotted spoon, remove the bananas from the steamer. Coconut Banana (Pisang Rai) is one of traditional Balinese heritage snack, it is made from banana which usually be eaten as a breakfast (a traditional breakfast) along with tea/coffee, on the other hand, its also perfect snack for your afternoon tea/coffee
Fried Banana ( Pisang Goreng )

Fried Banana ( Pisang Goreng )

Once its done, remove the bananasusing a slotted spoon,. (Sababananas/Gedangsaba). Fried Banana, Pisang goreng is very popular snack throughout Indonesia, they are like a King among various deep-fried Indonesian snacks
Turon (Banana Spring Roll)

Turon (Banana Spring Roll)

This recipe makes use of sababananas which are a less sweet and more starchy variety as well as langka (jackfruit)
Maruya (Fried Banana Fritters)

Maruya (Fried Banana Fritters)

For this recipe, I am using plantain bananas instead of the usual saba or cardaba just because I prefer its naturally sweet taste
Turon/ Lumpiang Saging (Crispy Banana Spring Rolls)

Turon/ Lumpiang Saging (Crispy Banana Spring Rolls)

Lumpiang Saging or Turon is a well-loved Filipino snack made from sliced saba, also known as sweet plantains or Cardaba bananas, oftentimes complemented with strips of langka (jackfruit), covered with crispy brown spring roll wraps and made even more inviting with caramelized sugar coating
Sweet Chicken Stew using Stevia

Sweet Chicken Stew using Stevia

Mami cooks this dish with pork, potatoes, and pineapples, but without saging na saba (plantain). Saging na saba (plantain) - I used the cooked and frozen type
Puto Maya and Sikwate

Puto Maya and Sikwate

Spread them evenly using a spatula or cooking spoon with a flat end. They’re usually wrapped in banana leaves and shaped like triangles
Chicken Caldereta

Chicken Caldereta

For today’s post, I am going to share how I make chicken caldereta for my family using bone-in chicken cuts (they’re more flavorful compared to boneless chicken meat)
Pork Humba (Visayan Pork Adobo)

Pork Humba (Visayan Pork Adobo)

Adobo is a quintessential Filipino stewed or braised dish prepared using these basic ingredients – meat or vegetable, soy sauce, vinegar and garlic – and there are many ways to cook adobo as there are many cooks preparing them
Ginataang Halo-Halo

Ginataang Halo-Halo

So fresh coconut milk is out as with sababanana. The plantain, in my opinion, still can't compete with the taste and texture of the saba
Easy Filipino Pandesal Recipe

Easy Filipino Pandesal Recipe

FIRST, make sure that you are using a good quality flour. Banana Cue (Fried SabaBananas With Brown Sugar Caramel)