You may use canned or fresh sugarcane in this recipe. If using fresh sugarcane, use a paring knife to peel and carefully slice stalks lengthwise into skewers 4 to 6 inches long. For canned sugarcane, cut each cylinder lengthwise into 6 to 8 pieces. You will need 36 skewers for this recipe; wooden or bamboo skewers may also be substituted.
Unknown origin, May 2006 (published), The Martha Stewart Show, May 2006