Papua New Guinea, Mumu Preparation, 1983
Papua New Guinea, Mumu Preparation, 1983

Papua New Guinea, Mumu Preparation, 1983 - Mumu, the traditional form of cooking, is prepared. Rocks are made hot in a fire then laid in a hole. A bed of banana leaves is placed over the rocks. Pork and vegetables are placed on top of the leaves. Then more leaves are placed on top, covering the food. Here, coconut milk is poured over the top leaves. Earth is placed on top of the leaves. The food is thereby steamed by the action of the heated coconut milk.

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