Banana Cake from Central Sulawesi

Kue Barongko

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By Sri Owen

Published 1994

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Sulawesi is so oddly shaped that it is difficult to pinpoint its centre on the map. This recipe, however, must come from somewhere near there, as it is one of those developed by the Dharma Wanita, the official Indonesian Women’s Organization, in the province of Sulawesi Tengah. I can see immediately, from the ingredients used, that this is a middle-class family recipe. The only problem about making it in Western countries is that the special cooking bananas, pisang kepok, a