Monday, 26 January 2009

Mumu


Men are responsible for heating up the stones in the fire.

A "mumu" is a big feast or celebration where the food is cooked in the ground. A pit is lined with banana leaves, red-hot stones are placed in the bottom, meat and veggies and fruits and greens are carefully arranged on top. Once all the food is in place, the banana leaves are folded over the top and everything cooks. CAUTION: a few of these pics might be a little much for pig-sympathizers.

14 comments:

  1. Life is just a bowl of chickens!

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  2. how cool to be a part of this! =)

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  3. Did not know you could eat ferns. Hmm there's a fern in my back yard, I wonder?

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  4. Oh dear! It's very fresh though!

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  5. Again, looks really fresh, couldn't ask for anything better at the supermarket!

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  6. I'm sure over time, this gets easier. Looks like it is an acquired skill.

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  7. wow! looks so yummy.! What kind of spices do they use?

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  8. That squash really looks delicious! Getting kinda hungry over here.

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