Banana leaves are an aromatic herb harvested from the banana tree. They have a floral banana-like fragrance with rich, herbaceous undertones. Banana leaves are ubiquitous in Southeast Asian cuisine along with pandan leaves. It is used to add flavor to foods and also for decorative purposes. It is used to wrap fish or meats prior to barbecuing, as an organic liner for steamed foods to prevent sticking, and to wrap foods. Food can be served directly on these aromatic and attractive leaves as an eco-friendly alternative to plates.