Traditional Foods


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.



Manihot esculenta


Edible root


Yuca is a major staple along with fish and wild game. It is prepared into a large flatbread 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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