Poin Penting

Minggu, 16 Mei 2010

Chicken Barapen ala Walesi

Chicken Barapen is one of the most famous Papuan food. Walesi is a name of tribe in Wamena Papua. They change pork with chicken because many Wamena people are Moslem.
The method of cooking is using burnt stone beforehand putting into a drum that is buried in the land.

Senin, 25 Januari 2010

Our common meal and how is it prepared

The meal is prepared with a method in Indonesian called "bakar batu" or "bake the stones", which means, heat the stones with fires. Dig hole on the ground, put grass, then put the hot stones on the grass, cover the stones with more grass, put the meal: normally sweet potatoes first, then put the stones on top of the potatoes. After this, put the grass again, then put the vegetables (such as cabbages, spinach, sweet-potato leaves, cassava leaves, papaya leaves, etc.), or fruits like cucumber, corn, etc.

West Papuan Traditional Food

There are two types of staple food in West Papua.
Sago, mostly consumed by Papuans in coastal areas: Biak, Serui, Jayapura, Merauke, etc. People don't normally grow sago as they grow wild all over the coastal areas. Normally people do not work hard here, fish is available, pork and others are in the jungles, and sago grows everywhere.

Kamis, 21 Februari 2008

Two Typical Papuan Foods will Go Public

Initially Yam (ubi jalar or petatas or ipomoea batatas poir) and Taro (keladi or kastela) are typical foods for Papuan countryside. Recently, Directress of Honai Foundation in Timika Ms Anastasia Takage, SA.g has developed those two staple foods to be high value cuisine, as saying on Wednesday, February 13, 2008.