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Traditional Foods


The mode of celebrations varies from place to place. Preparation starts very early. Tuak (rice wine) are brewed and traditional delicacies like penganan (cakes from rice flour, sugar and coconut milk) prepared. As the big day approaches, everyone will be busy with the general cleaning and preparing the food or cakes. On Gawai eve, glutinous rice are roasted in bamboo (ngelulun pulut)

For the Iban, they have their own traditional dish called 'manok pansuh ''Manok pansuh' is chicken cook in the bamboo. It is a very delicious dish. Nowadays, it is not only popular among Iban but also for all.

Another cultural foods serves are 'kuih jala', kuih sepit' and 'kuih penyaram'.