He digs peanut butter out of bamboo shoots and sucks on frozen hemp milk and munches on mangoes and sweet potatoes and grapes.
The thunder and lightning came, and the bamboo shoots soon followed in abundance.
Ever since the bamboo shoots turned spotty-brown he had been looking forward to the morning when the smells should change.
More often the supply runs short and the tribe has to subsist for several weeks on bamboo shoots and forest roots.
Rice is the chief article offered for sale, and is cooked in bamboo shoots, which here take the place of the ordinary iron pot.