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New Zealand Food of Culture

By Kimberly Nguyen

Kimberly Nguyen

on 15 January 2013

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By Kimberly Nguyen
Hour-5 New Zealand What about New Zealand? New Zealand is mainly a
agricultural country which is also
an island nation.
It is very similar to Australia
Maori hangi flavors is a popular
flavor. History of New Zealand Cuisine There are two main cuisines in New Zealand: Maori and Pakeha.
Maori is a flavor that has been brought in first many centuries ago to New Zealand. Along with many plants. This is mainly in the north.
Maori culture today is mainly contemporary dishes along with old fashioned English cooking.

Pakeha was brought in by the British settlers.
At the time it was extremely hard to find food and plants, so they brought in what they could find. I.E. native birds and fish.
Pakeha is mainly animal based dishes which was established in the late 1800s. What Else?... Tea and fruit flavored drinks are popular in New
Hot spices and tangy spices are the main spices they use in New Zealand. What foods are used every day? New Zealand is mainly vegetarian with
a side of a meat.
Fish and chips is very popular.
Lamb, pork and cervena, salmon, crayfish,
Bluff oysters, paua (abalone), mussels, scallops,
pipis and tuatua, Kumara,
sweet potatoes & etc.
Above is the specific foods made. Lamb is key role in the kiwifruit diet, that is mainly consumed on Sundays at Sunday dinners.
Hogget and mutton are alternatives for lamb when craving a more sweet and fat tasting meat.
The lamb that is eaten today however is less fat than lamb that was consumed by earlier generations. "New Zealand Cuisine." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 15 Jan. 2013. Web. 15 Jan. 2013. "An Introduction to New Zealand Food." About.com Australian / New Zealand Food. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan. 2013. What's popular? New Zealand is well known for kiwifruit.
It is a very popular crop fruit. It was well known as the "Chinese gooseberries."
New Zealand exported kiwifruits in 1950s.
It has a sweet but sour taste.
Added to many sweeter dishes. Etc. Etc, etc.. The seafood diet is huge in New Zealand.
New Zealand’s lakes and streams also brim with trout in both the North and South Islands.
The “Koura,” a native freshwater Crayfish that is popular in New Zealand.
Clams are a large desire and request in New Zealand also. New Zealand finds it's recipes and inspiration of cooking from the British Isles.
New Zealand mainly gets it's food from land and sea.
These specific dishes are mainly desired in New Zealand, and very popular. What Else?... DESSERTS!!! "Sweet Baking &Â Desserts." About.com Australian / New Zealand Food. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan. 2013. Afghan Biscuits are a large favorite in New Zealand. It involves chocolate, almonds and cornflakes. It's a delicious cornflake biscuit as people say.
Sago with Mango and Toasted Coconut dessert was not very popular at first. Now it's a great treat but only when someone else made it as "New Zealanders" would say. It involves fresh fruit, brown sugar and coconut milk. Works Cited Other Popular Dishes in
New Zealand Chicken and Sweet Potato Curry Curried Egg and Watercress Sandwiches Irish Lamb Stew
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