Strait to the Plate
"We have so much to offer," says Aaron Fa'Aoso, ahead of the start of Australia's first Torres Strait Islands food show.
The smoky flavour will be carried by the rich coconut base. This dish is usually served as part of a kai-kai, a quintessential Torres Strait Islander shared meal.
This sticky, baked pumpkin and coconut dessert is thickened with manihot (or cassava) root, and on Poruma in the Torres Strait it’s harvested and treated to make...
In the series, Aaron and Mati enjoy this dish sitting on the beach, eaten with their hands. Use the sweet potato rounds to make a little taco for the flaked fish.
This simple and comforting braised fish dish has medicinal purposes in Badu Island where Mati cooks it for Aaron Fa’Aoso.