bâton de manioc

Definition

Food

  • cassava tubers treated to remove cyanide compounds, processed to a smooth paste, wrapped in softened banana leaves in cylinders between 2 cm and 10 cm in diameter and 30 cm long, then steamed for between 4 and 8 hours. Eaten warm as the staple carbohydrate source with soups and stews. They will keep in their wrappings for several days.
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