Come and be part of us as we uncover meals as a lifestyle in Vanuatu. From Port Vila’s thriving markets to harvesting from the land, James, Laurentine, Rangi and Hugo meet with market-goers and produce-growers to find the “true illustration of meals as medication.” Within the capital, the markets are alive with recent vegatables and fruits grown on the islands, with reside chickens and seafood for good measure.
We seek for the components to make lap-lap, a pudding comprised of grated greens, soaked in coconut, and cooked in banana leaves. We then enterprise to the gardens, the place Hugo exhibits us across the wild, fence-free plot, to find yam, taro, passionfruit, pawpaw, and worms! The Vanuatu individuals have a deep connection to their meals, usually dwelling side-by-side because the bushes develop. The land runs within the household, the place the caretakers have an inherent information of what belongs to them, and what belongs to their neighbor.
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