Sunday, September 2, 2012

Traditional Food Culture in Vanuatu

Sawi treated us to a Sunday feast of traditional foods called laplap, which are wrapped in banana leaves and cooked in the traditional umu earthen oven (similar to the Maori hangi or Hawaiian imu):


Photo: The women prepare laplap dishes for our feast.


Photo: Chicken slaughtered yesterday.


Photo: Grated yam & coconut milk, tastes like a fluffy kulolo.


Photo: Fresh fish in coconut milk.


Photo: Nalalas, pig tripe & coconut milk.

I think we ate enough in one sitting to last us two days!

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