Rinda makes homey food like crispy sweet potatoes and yam cooked with hot stones from a traditional motu stone oven. First, Rinda heated the motu stones in fire. With bamboo tongs, she arranged the stones in a circle. Peeled yam from their garden were placed in the middle of hot stones. The yams were covered with more hot stones until it closed in like an oven. Finally, banana leaves sealed the motu preventing moisture and heat from escaping and the result was delicious smoked yam both steamed and roasted.