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  Re: [Aroid-l] Edible Araceae, Aroid art, Wild Bovines,
From: "Peter Boyce" <botanist at malesiana.com> on 2006.12.17 at 22:28:11(14955)
Hi Julius

This will be a quick reply (just off to work); will reply at length later.

Ulam is a raw salad made with aromatic leaves (Etltingera, numerous
Lamiaceae, Asteraceae, some Garcinia, &c.) and inflorescences (Musa and
Etlingera in particular) mixed with tiny dried fish (ikan bilis), white
onion, chilli, lime juice and sometimes (called umai and one of my favourite
dishes!) raw freshwater fish marinated in lime...

The Montrichardia seeds I had were steamed; they tasted like good chestnuts;
Typhonodorum seeds are prepared in a similar way and taste similar to

til later


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