Men are the ones to do nearly all Umu cooking. It was explained to us that women do the cooking that is in the house and men do the cooking that is outside.
Sounds pretty similar to American culture where it is often the guys who run the BBQ.
|Making Palusami - wrapping coconut cream inside nests of taro leaves|
|Palusami ready to place in the umu|
|Taro and Breadfruit|
|wrapping fish in taro leaves|
|Of course every good feast needs some roast pig!|
|preparing the fire|