Sago palm garden, at a small stream valley. Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
The leaves are cut for thatching
Young sago palm
Thatch from dried leaflets. Bogor.
The pith of sago palm
Crushing the pith. Simeulue, Indonesia.
Washing the pith to extract the starch
Dried starch, ready to cook
Cooked starch, in the form of 'rice' of sago. Served with fish barbeque
'Sagu lempeng', small, long-keeping loaves made in the Moluccas, Indonesia (feb2002).
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