When a brother receives an award from the Sultan it is time to celebrate!!
A few weeks' ago His Majesty the Sultan celebrated his royal birthday and awarded many loyal citizens with grand awards.
The honour is
To celebrate this award with him the small Sarawak Dayak Community came together for a community style celebration with prayers and special indigenous food. The evening was boisterous and happy. Blessing like this does not come every day!!
|Solidly pressed and cooked until tender - Iban Pork cooked in bamboo.|
Buffalo meat braised in soy sauce
The celebration party was held at the home of Apai and Indai Wes. A proper Roman Catholic thanksgiving prayer was said in full before the partying and eating began.
|The recipient of award from the Sultan of Brunei - Brother Simon who is recognised as big brother amongst the Ibans even though he is a LaKiput whose origin is in the Baram of Sarawak.|
|Food was laid out on a beautiful table .||.|
|Well bbq pork - Iban style - very popular|
This preserved bamboo shoot -
taken from the jungle nearby. Prepared by a sister.
|Restaurant cooked Mixed Vegetables of foreign origins.|
|This is a special Sarawak golden brinjal cooked with fish.|
|Ulam of cucumber and pegaga with chili sauce|
|young tarap cooked in coconut milk.|
Fish fillets in chili sauce
|Pork bones with kiam chye soup|
|Bamboo canister of well cooked pork - tender and juicy.|
|Ladies enjoying their food.|
The ladies demonstrating their poco poco...a must nowadays.
The young ones who will grow up to be loyal Brunei citizens....