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New Zealand Cuisine and Food

New Zealand is famous for being the land of lamb and mutton chops, as they are considered the best in the world and New Zealanders know how to prepare it properly. There are also a variety of other meats available, such as beef, venison and cervena, which is a lighter, leaner style of farmed venison.

World–class wines, beers, and cheeses are also produced in this nation of islands. Its supply and variety of seafood are superb, especially its huge, sweet and juicy green–d mussels. Fast food is also a favorite among New Zealanders, and like the Australians, they are big fans of meat pies.

A New Zealand specialty is the hangi, pronounced as hungee. It is a traditional Maori feast of meat and vegetables steamed in an earth oven and are often offered in conjunction with a performance of Maori songs and dances.

Baked Kumaras
Baked Kumaras or also known as sweet potatoes are a traditional Maori food. They are often baked in their jackets and taste delicious served with sizzling pork and apple, or with lamb. Kumaras may also be boiled, roasted, fried, or scalloped (sliced, seasoned, and slowly cooked in milk)

A visit to New Zealand is not complete without sampling Pavlova. It's a light, sweet meringue that's baked and topped with a assortment of fresh fruit and berries.

Panfried John Dory
Panfried John Dory is the main course of a meal and it consists of Kumara, Bacon Terrine, Citrus Fillet Salad, and Beurre Blanc.

Poached Hapuka Fillet
Poached Hapuka Fillet, one of the fabulous main course of New zealand food that consists of Prawn, Leek Mousse, Minted Potato, and Hollandaise Sauce. Yummy...You can't wait to taste it!

Chargrilled Salmon Fillet
Chargrilled Salmon Fillet, it is one of the best delicacy in New Zealand that is irresistible by patrons, it is served as a main course of a meal. The recipe consists of Grilled Marinated Artichoke, Spinach, Preserved Lemon, Scalloped Potato, and Parsley Truffle Oil.

To start your sumptuous meal, you will be served with a starter or appetizer such as Ciabatta Hot Garlic Bread, Tua Tua & Mussel Chowder and Mediterranean Seafood Soup. This tasty Mediterranean Seafood Soup is cooked with Prawn Cutlets, Scallops, Mussels, Scampi, Gurnard, Saffron Infused Fish Broth. It's simply fantastic!

Cold starter
In fact, you may select your starter in cold or normal. One of the best cold starters that is offered in New Zealand's restaurants is Tuna and Crab Roll which contains Avocado, Pawpaw, Black Sesame Seed Vinaigrette and Coriander Juice.

Rangitoto Icecream
Rangitoto Icecream will be one of your desserts that is ever refreshing after a fabulous meal, and the ingredients that are contained in this special ice-cream are Creamy Vanilla Icecream, Berry "Lava", Chocolate Sail and Midori Anglaise.

Chocolate Jaffa Mousse Cake
The soft and delicate Chocolate Jaffa Mousse Cake is also one of the top favours of the restaurant patrons as their desserts after meal. It consists of Chocolate Orange Mousse, Soft Chocolate Sponge, Orange Caramel Sauce.


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