The snack of ancient seafarers

A brief history of koba

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Koba

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The basics

Take rice flour, mashed banana, honey, and peanuts. Mix them up and put them into a banana leaf, rolled into a thick log. Steam and then, once cooked and cooled, cut off then slices and eat. Sticky, sweet, dense, delicious.

The place

Madagascar by way of Borneo, Indonesia

The story

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