Recipe by Yanet Teao Beri Beri

3 kg ripe bananas
2 kg pumpkin
3 kg wheat flour
1 litre oil
1 kg grated coconut
1/2 kg sugar

Follow these steps:
Mash bananas with your hands
Grate pumpkin into big pieces.
Sift the flour

Put the mashed bananas into bowl, add the grated pumpkin and half flour little by little. Then mix the oil with the flour and add half the grated coconut. Dough is now ready to use.

Pre-heat the oven for 30 minutes. Spread the dough into a grassed mould on a greaseproof paper and bake it for about one hour. Then remove the poe, leave it to cool and decorate with rest of coconut.

In Rapa Nui (the big island) there are 15 species of bananas. All of them with different size and taste. In the island, the banana is a traditional accompaniment to meals. It is not a dessert.

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