Babes Guide to Nicaragua – Babes & Beignets - Banana strips nicaragua
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Read our guide to the best of Nicaragua's unique street food for cheap eats on the go. Often sold by street vendors, these thin strips of fried plaintain are a in a banana leaf and boiled, making for a simple and filling meal. Baho, or vaho, is one of the cornerstones of Nicaraguan cuisine. Beef, plantains and yuca (cassava) are wrapped in banana leaves and steamed over water in a large pot. Vaho means "mist" in Spanish and evokes the unique cooking method for this hearty meal.