Are you planning a trip to New Zealand and do you love savouring different gourmet delights? You need to feed your growling tummy after an adventurous encounter at the beach or the mountains. It’s time to know the New Zealand cuisine influences and the yummy savouries that you can pack your teeth into to appease your hunger. Relish the “no-boundary” fare- A European touch, a splash of Maori cuisine, South Pacific foods and an Asian influence. These are what the New Zealand foodies boast about; you need to get ready to taste them!
This is something totally unique to New Zealand and cannot be found anywhere else. Try out the Fatty and big sized, sea waterGreen-lipped mussels. These mussels have plenty of health benefits and can help out joint pains because of their anti-inflammatory properties.
The late nights and the barbeque grill, says it all. Taste the grilled sausages that are sizzling on the live coals as you watch them being grilled during your walk. If you missed one, don’t fret they are available all along the walking path streets, so pick the sizzle goodies anywhere. These sizzles are almost a compulsory part of the get-togethers and parties. When eaten with the caramelised onions, tomato sauce and the white bread, they leave a taste of satisfaction in your mouth.
New Zealand may be more popular for its windy roads, breath-taking beaches, grand vistas, wildlife abundance and awe-inspiring views but its kiwi cuisine and farm to table servings are a class apart. You may taste the “Mackas” for the first time but you will soon develop a fondness for the epicure foods.
The headcount of sheep may have lessened in the area, but lamb remains an all-time favourite for the local people and the travellers. It takes a little time to adjust to the taste but the juicy lamb will leave you smacking your lips.
It’s time to savour the cold and creamy hokey pokey ice cream if you are trending on the “sweets of New Zealand”. The velvety vanilla icecream has the lumpy honeycomb toffee held within, just get a tub and start to dig in!
Pavlova has been a delicacy of New Zealand since years and years. The Kiwi culture boasts of this sweet meringue-based delicacy that is loaded on luscious fruits like berries and kiwi, and it’s a “compulsory serve” at holidays, events and occasions.
Don’t feel like a bowlful of heavy baked goods, just pop in chocolates and fruit flavoured candies. Try out the exotic jaffas, Cadbury black forest, pineapple lumps, Whittaker’s chocolate, chocolate fish, perky nana and so many more candies!
Splatter this brown colored yeast extract on a toast and polish it away at breakfast. You don’t need to be generous with the layering of this by-product of beer; just a slim layer will provide the bitter, sticky and salty taste to relish. Polish off all that you eat with the help of a glass of the flavourful New Zealand wine!