Salty, there is a banana that we had last time we were in Costa Rica, they grew right where we were staying and the owner of the casita would bring us some everyday, along with whatever bread/cookie/etc. that he had used them to cook. These guys were a little shorter, fatter, and straighter than what we get here. They were sweet with a creamy texture. I know this is all pretty vague, but based on that region do you have any ideas what kind they could have been? Makes me not want to have another 'industrial' banana. We were happy to eat several of these things a day.