National Geographic : 1920 Oct
Photograph from Dr. Theodore P.Cleveland DINNER TIME IN TAHITI The native table-cloth is banana leaf. The bowls and plates denote extreme formality. Tahitian food isprepared inasort of "fireless cooker"-in holes in the ground. Stones first are placed in these holes and a bonfire is built on topofthem; then the burning debris isremoved and the food to be cooked is placed on the stones.