“Is it OK to have it for breakfast?” I asked my host, Nazar.
It was a rainy morning in Makassar, the capital of Sulawesi, where rice and noodles are the staple dish, several times a day. I felt that I needed to ask permission to indulge my sweet tooth by eating a local treat—the green banana—this early in the day.
Nazar, seated on the opposite side of the table, gave me the nod. “Sure. You can have it whenever you like.”
I had heard a lot about this