When visiting Papua, do not forget to enjoy a variety of distinctive culinary. In addition to papeda, there are many other foods that you should try.
Culinary specialties from the hometown of Joanita Veroni, Indonesian Idol 2018 contestant from West Papua, such as sago caterpillar satay. Sago caterpillars are burned like satay in general.
Sago caterpillar satay became the main menu that is usually eaten in the afternoon while sitting around. The texture is chewy and tastes tasty. Protein content in this sago caterpillar, is very high.
If you want to know the typical food of West Papua besides sago worm, here is a review from iNews.id,Sunday (25/3/2018).
Kima is a large shell with a size can reach 1.5 meters and weighs 250 kilograms. Actually, kima is a protected animal because the number is getting smaller. However, the Papuan people have made kima as a special food. People there still hunt kima and eat it, but they do it wisely.
Kima can be eaten raw with a given lime juice. It feels very similar to sashii. In addition to eating raw, kima also delicious processed by fried, boiled, or pan-fried.
Sago Caterpillar Sago Sago
worms are burned like satay in general. Sago caterpillar satay became the main menu that is usually eaten in the afternoon while sitting around. The texture is chewy and tasty. The content of protein in this sago caterpillar is very high.
Di Fakfak, martabak made with basic ingredients sago fried and mixed with brown sugar. This food is perfect accompany time to relax sambi drink tea or coffee.
Ikan Bakar Manokwari
The typical food of Manokwari community is served with special flavor. Seasonings such as coarsely ground chilli are served raw on the fish, while chilli sauce is not burned. Fish commonly used is tuna fish.