Traditional Foods

wiyape'ine

Bactris gaspaes

Peach Palm Fruit

 

Edible fruit

 

This variety is noted for its abundance of oil.

The fruit is eaten after boiling, best with salt.

Also made into chicha mixed with plantains.

Chontaduro

Yuca

Manihot esculenta

 

Edible root

 

Yuca is a major staple along with fish and wild game. It is prepared into a large flat bread which is eaten with soup, incusi or just about anything.

 

It is also boiled and made into "French Fries"

It is the main vegetable they grow.

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