01 April, 2008

Lunch!



The Cahune Palm Tree



















Brad and Nikasio chopping through the layers to get to the yummy heart of the tree. Once they cut it down (a quite difficult task) they had to chop many layers off, like getting to the middle of an artichoke.










Amy munchin' on the inner part of the cahune (ka-hoon). As we ate, the layers were becoming more palatable.








Bringing the heart of palm down to the kitchen.














Ophelia and her son getting ready to cut it up.









Chopping off the end.
Ophelia and her Mother-in-Law going to town on the palm. First cutting and then grating it. They used it in a stir fry the first day and then in a soup the next.

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