Category: New Zealand cuisine

New Zealand cuisine is largely based upon local ingredients and seasonal variations. New Zealand is an island nation with a strong agricultural-based economy, and nationally and regionally grown produce and fresh seafood is prominent. The kumara is a type of sweet potato that's been grown in New Zealand for thousands of years, and is believed to have been imported by early Maori settlers in the mid-1200s.
Hawaiian Style Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad

Macaroni salad is a type of pasta salad, served cold made with cooked elbow macaroni and usually prepared with mayonnaise. Much like potato salad or coleslaw in its use, it is often served as a side dish to barbecue, fried chicken, or other picnic style dishes.

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Chocolate Crackles

Chocolate Crackles

A popular children’s treat in Australia and New Zealand, especially for birthday parties and at school fêtes.

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Raspberry Lamingtons

Raspberry Lamingtons

A raspberry variation of the iconic Australian chocolate lamington.

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Chocolate Lamingtons

Chocolate Lamingtons

A lamington is an Australian cake, made from squares of sponge cake coated in an outer layer of chocolate (or sometimes raspberry) sauce and rolled in desiccated coconut.

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Mixed Berry and Coconut Pavlova

Mixed Berry and Coconut Pavlova

With a crisp meringue outside and a soft marshmallow inside, pavlova is an iconic Aussie favourite. In this recipe we have upped the ante with the inclusion of coconut.

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Anzac Biscuits

Anzac Biscuits

The popular Anzac biscuit is a traditional, egg-less sweet biscuit. Early recipes did not include coconut.

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NZ cuisine

New Zealand Cuisine

New Zealand cuisine is largely driven by local ingredients and seasonal variations. Occupying an island nation with a primarily agricultural economy, New Zealand yields produce from land and sea.

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Best Ever Bacon and Egg Pie

Bacon and Egg Pie

Very easy and delicious, this pie is extremely versatile. An Aussie & Kiwi classic – you can omit or add ingredients as you please, you really cant go wrong! Serve with salad.

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Aussie Meat Pie and Sauce

Aussie Meat Pie

How to make an Aussie meat pie at home. An Australian or New Zealand meat pie is a hand-sized meat pie containing largely diced or minced meat and gravy, sometimes with onion, mushrooms, or cheese and often consumed as a takeaway food snack.

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