The New Banana Fruit Dispatch Company 1931 Of course the official fruit of ALB is bananas, thanks to the post “Be Bold With Bananas.” (If you haven’t taken a look at this post you need to RIGHT NOW) Who knew
Bananas …how to serve them Meloripe Fruit Company 1941 Many of you will remember one of our most popular books: Be Bold with Bananas. If you have been waiting for another chance to try some banana cuisine, this little gem
Be Bold with Bananas
Banana Control Board
Credit goes to Book Riot for bringing this little gem to our attention. Also, my friend Brian, who sent me that link. I verified library holdings just to be sure it is an awful “library” book and not just a weird book…and it is. The holdings are mostly in New Zealand and South Africa, but an ALB is an ALB. Universally.
It’s not just that it is 41 years old. It’s not just that it has that horrible “plastic food” photography. It’s not just that it has very strange ideas of what to do with bananas. It’s all of those things combined.