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Ingredients:
2 lemongrass stalks, bruised and sliced into 4 cm lengths
6 young lemon leaves
2 chillis, bruised
1 knob ginger, pounded
300 g sea snails, washed in salted water 3 times
Instructions:

To make the dipping sauce, mix and combine ingredients well.

Place 500 ml (2 cups) water, the lemongrass, lemon leaves, chilli and ginger in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Add the snails, then cook, covered for 5 minutes.

Transfer to a bowl and serve with the dipping sauce.

Note:

Washing the sea snails in salty water three times before cooking removes any slime and grit. You should also discard any snails that float to the top when placed in a bowl of water as this is a sure sign that they are no longer alive.

June 27 at 12:24pm

Ingredients:

2 eggs 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon ground dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
4 cups peanut oil for frying salt to taste 2 cups buttermilk
4 pounds chicken wings, split and tips discarded 3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup crushed saltine crackers

Direction:

1. Beat the eggs and buttermilk together in a mixing bowl until smooth. Mix in the duck wings, cover, and refrigerate 30 minutes. Combine the flour and crushed crackers with the pepper, thyme, cayenne pepper, salt, and garlic powder in a large mixing bowl.

2. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

3. Remove the duck wings from the buttermilk marinade, and discard the remaining marinade. Allow the excess buttermilk to drip from the wings, then press into the bread crumbs to coat.

4. Cook in batches in the preheated deep-fryer until the breading is golden brown on the outside, and the duck wings are no longer pink at the bone, about 10 minutes per batch. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate, and season to taste with salt before serving

June 22 at 12:06pm

As aborigines shared, the most effective way to catch shrimps is dropping bamboo traps in the edge of water. Therefore, they spend much of their time on making traps and going shrimp fishing to make food.
Making bamboo traps for shrimp catching requires much of workmanship, from choosing materials to wickerwork. Split laths should be made from Neohouzeaua, and then soaked into the river to enhance their toughness. Each lath is about 60cm in length, small and lacquer-drawn, and the distance between the laths shouldn’t be too scattered.
The bamboo shrimp traps are created by the skillful hands of aborigines.
However, baits are still necessary to attract shrimps to come inside the trap. Those baits are often savory burned pork skin.
After placing the baits into the trap, the trap is tied to two heavy rocks by rope and dropped into the water so that it is suspended in water surface. They drop about 100 shrimp traps into the river.
Next day, they continue pulling up the traps. After taking out the shrimps, they put other baits into the traps and then throw it again. This procedure is repeated day by day.

After catching shrimps, they started to cook them in a strange way. The materials to cook shrimps include tomatoes, potatoes, chillies, lemons and other seasons. They mixed shrimps with these materials and covered the food by a silver paper. After that, they put this package on charcoal. After around 15 minutes, they took this package out and started to enjoy this tasty dish.

June 20 at 9:16am

1. Arboriginal Professional jungle chicken
Arborigines has a simple but effective cock trap as follow:

• Choose a firm and 2m length tree branch with good elasticity so that it can be bent or straightened. Tie a string to one end and attach the other end to the ground.

• You need a stick “that is known as the pin of the trap”. Tie the string to 2 end of the stick, one end is fixed and the other is movable. That will become a lasso tightening the animal when it fall into the trap.

• Drop the lasso near the ground and hold it by some firm sticks with pins.

• When the chicken fall into the lasso, its reaction will move the stick out of the pin. Thank to the bounce of the tree branch, the string will be tightened so that the prey can not escape.
• To attact the chicken, you need to prepare its favourite food - it is earthworms. After found earthworms, just put them near the trap so that jungle fowl can eat and be trapped.

• You can reused the trap later.

2. Wild cock cooking:
After hunting a chicken, our friend started to process chicken.
• In a pan over medium heat, heat oil.
• Add potatoes and carrots and cook, turning once or twice, until lightly browned. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
• Remove excess oil from pan except for about 2 tablespoons.
• Add bell peppers and cook for about 30 to 45 seconds. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
• Add chicken and cook, turning on sides once or twice, until lightly browned but not cooked through.
• Add onions and garlic and cook until softened.
• Add tomatoes and cook, mashing regularly with back spoon until softened and release juices.
• Add fish sauce and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes.
• Add water and bring to a boil.
• Lower heat, cover, and cook for about 20 to 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and sauce is thickened to desired consistency.
• Add potatoes and carrots and continue to cook until fork-tender.
• Add bell peppers and sweet peas. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until green peas are heated through and bell peppers are tender yet crisp.
Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.

Good luck with this simple but great chicken trapping method. Enjoy this food in your own way.

June 18 at 11:15am

Squirrels are members of the family Sciuridae, a family that includes small or medium-size rodents. The squirrel family includes tree squirrels, ground squirrels, chipmunks, marmots (including woodchucks), flying squirrels, and prairie dogs amongst other rodents. Squirrels are indigenous to the Americas, Eurasia, and Africa, and were introduced by humans to Australia.
Squirrels are very quick, so catching them by hand is almost impossible; therefore, aborigines usually use trap to catch them:
+ Collect 2 small tree branches, tie parallelly in a tree. The lower branch is tied unstably
+ Below the lower tree branches, use a wire to make a trap to catch the squirrel after falling down from the lower branch.
+ After catching a squirrel, you can reuse the trap again to catch more squirrels.
To process squirrel in the jungle, you can try this way:
+ Find wood around you to set a fire
+ Wash squirrels carefully
+ Put squirrels on fire in some minutes, take them out to deplume
+ Use some small bamboo trunks to skewer squirrels and bake squirrels above charcoal
Just after a short time, you have delicious squirrels.
Hope this help!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVxpEIJ_UMs

May 17 at 3:20pm

Crabs are generally covered with a thick exoskeleton, composed primarily of highly mineralized chitin, and armed with a single pair of chelae (claws). Crabs are found in all of the world's oceans, while many crabs live in fresh water and on land, particularly in tropical regions. Because crabs have sharp claws and well hide, it is not easy to catch crabs.
This is one interesting way to catch crabs, using simple materials made by bamboo, root, knife and worms:
+ Use a knife to dig worms and hold them in a bamboo tube
+ Collect some firm small bamboo trunks and tie tree root at one head
+ Tie worms at the other head of the tree roots to make bait
+ Use these tools to catch crabs
Remember to hold crabs carefully after catching them because they could move away immediately

In the forest, it is difficult for us to find a pot to cook crabs. An intelligent way to solve this problem to using a bamboo trunk :
+ Find a big bamboo trunk
+ Separate one small piece on it to put crabs inside
+ Pour some water into the bamboo pot
+ Set a fire, put the bamboo pot above

Just after half an hour, you have a perfect crab dish to enjoy.
Hope this help!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4mf1TsVI_M

May 16 at 5:06am

Cicada is a large insect with long transparent wings, occurring chiefly in warm countries. The male cicada makes a loud shrill droning noise by vibrating two membranes on its abdomen.
Cicadas can be used as food and medicine. Cicadas can improve global food security: They're cheap, plentiful and environmentally sustainable. Besides, cicada recipes are low-carb, gluten-free food. Blanched, boiled, or candied, cicadas are healthy snacks. Catching cicadas by hand is not always easy because they can be in high tree branches. This is one of interesting way to catch cicadas:
+ Split bamboo into many small pieces, knit them to make a basket. Then, make a basket helve by a long bamboo trunk.
+ Use this basket to grasp cicadas
+ Put cicadas into a bamboo tube

After catching cicadas, set a fire and put all cicadas in a bamboo piece to fry them. You can make delicious fried cicadas in a short time.
Good luck with this simple but great cicada trapping method. Enjoy this food in your own way.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0ojRorLn3s

May 14 at 9:01am

Best Bird Trap - Hunting Coucal by manmade Crossbow
Coucal is one of about 30 species of birds in the cuckoo family. Coucal meat is not only the interesting food for aboriginal people, but also the medicine to prevent and cure variety of diseases such as back pain, asthenia, arm aches, asthma, urinary discomfort,… Coucal usually lives in thick forests, especially in stream area. To catch coucal, aborigines have to use crossbow because it is difficult to catch by hand.
With aboriginal people living in the jungle, they don’t have modern tool to hunt animals so they just use the raw materials to hunt and to make weapons for hunting animals. Crossbow is one of the most popular weapons of those people. A crossbow is a type of ranged weapon based on the bow and consisting of a horizontal bow-like assembly mounted on a frame which is handheld in a similar fashion to the stock of a gun. It shoots arrow-like projectiles called bolts or quarrels. The main steps to make crossbow are:
+ Making crossbow string: Use a baking pot to collect tree’s sap, pour it in a bamboo piece. Then, dry it under the sun for some hours.
+ Making crossbow body: Use a small short bamboo trunk having hole to make crossbow viewfinder at which places the arrow. Next, choose 2 branches of trees which are strong, firm; hewn them to tie them to match with each other and to tie crossbow string.
+ Making arrow: take some strong bamboo trunks with a length of about 0.5 meter and taper one head of them to make arrow.
+ Check the crossbow work.
Then go to coucal living area to catch them.

Coucals processing method of arborigines:
Arborigines just have basic stuffs to process food such as knife or stone axe so that they often cook in simple ways. Hunted animals will be dissected and grilled on fire without processing. With coucal, after being dissected, arborigines will use a long stick to cross the coucals. Then, they’ll make a fire to grill the coucals. You can see in the following video. After roasting, the fur was burned and will be swiped out, meat was cooked and will be eaten.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5s7rx7XdSxo&t=98s

May 12 at 4:19am

Forest rabbit is fast and smart animal. They live in many places in the world and we can hunt them more easily in the jungle. They are favourite food of aboriginal people because of huge number of rabbits and good meat. Let’s find out the wild hunting Wilderness Technology

Hunting rabbit by handmade archery.
With aboriginal people living in the jungle, they don’t have modern tool to hunt animals so they just use the raw materials to hunt and to make weapon for hunting animals. Archery is one of the most popular weapon of those people. The main materials to make archery are:

Split middle part of bamboo, 1 m long, 3cm wide; you can use other kinds of tree that have high elasticity and flexibility to easily curve.
+ Make 2 nocks on 2 ends of archery body to tie and hold the string firmly without moving .
+ You need a strong string to make the archery string (this string was brainded from bark of trees) -> So there had a strong archery.
+ Continue to use splited bamboo, 60cm long, rounded and sharpened 1 head. Split half the other head about 5cm long and insert a chicken feather to keep balance when shooting.

After hanging in the jungle, the arboriginal man found a target- a forest rabbit was eating grass and it still hadn’t known about the danger beside). He approached the target and used the archery to shoot. Unfortunately to the rabbit, it was shooted on the leg so that it could not run way. So the two man had amazing BBQ with this rabbit.
Baking rabbit in BBQ style

+ First of all, dig a round hole with diagram of 30cm, heigh of 20cm, then dig one more hole with 5cm wider and 10cm higher than the first hole. Make a groove out. You can imagine it as a key.
+ Drop charcoal to the hole
+ Put 3-4 tree branches on top of the smaller hole, then put the cleaned rabbit on them.
+ use other tree branches to cover the bigger hole mounth and cover again by leaves.
+ Use half of a bamboo part to make a pipe that supply oxygene and lead the smoke out.
+ Flip the rabbit every 15-20 minutes to avoid burning and make it well baked.
After over an hour, the 2 men had a delicious and good looking baked rabbit.
>>>View more in this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvPvlOqR8sc&list=PLYKvmFgUQVBvSY3KKoZWe11hrO-pL3Oew

January 21 at 9:41pm

Jungle fowl is one of the most common animals in the jungle. It is not much different from normal chiken except the size. Jungle fowl is much smaller than chicken but when eaten, it is much more delicious and firmer. Jungle fowl has become the main food for arboriginal people living in the jungle.

Arboriginal Professional jungle fowl trap
Arborigines has a simple but effective jungle fowl trap as follow:

Choose a firm and 2m length tree branch with good elasticity so that it can be bent or straightened. Tie a string to one end and attach the other end to the ground.

You need a stick “that is known as the pin of the trap”. Tie the string to 2 end of the stick, one end is fixed and the other is movable. That will become a lasso tightening the animal when it fall into the trap.

Drop the lasso near the ground and hold it by some firm sticks with pins.

When the jungle fowl fall into the lasso, its reaction will move the stick out of the pin. Thank to the bounce of the tree branch, the string will be tightened so that the prey can not escape.
To attact the jungle fowl, you need to prepare its favourite food - it is earthworms. After found earthworms, just put them near the trap so that jungle fowl can eat and be trapped.

You can reused the trap later.

If you want to know more clearly about traping method, watch the following video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBLJt9MOLVE

2. Wild jungle fowl baking method
Let’s learn the special baking method of arboriginal Vietnamese without using seasoning or kitchen stuffs.

After hunting a jungle fowl, a arboriginal man found cley beside the stream, and pack the jungle fowl. Packed the entire body of the jungle fowl closedly and uniformly to be well cooked and delicious.

You should cook on fire to well and quickly bake the entire food from inside to outside. Baking time is from 1 hour to 2 hours depending on the heat.

After the time, you have a wonderful clay wrapped baked jungle fowl.

Good luck with this simple but great jungle fowl trapping method. Enjoy this food in your own way.

December 13, 2017 at 4:04am
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