Sweet Eats

A Foodie’s Guide To New Zealand

By Wild Kiwi Team
on  May 05, 2018

New Zealand might be famous for its epic landscapes, but it’s also a must-visit destination for everyone who loves to eat. The combination of tender lamb, succulent shellfish, beef and venison, and ultra-fresh vegetables and fruits, with influences from traditional Maori cuisine, Asia, the Mediterranean, and the Pacific Rim results in some seriously stunning cuisine that makes New Zealand holidays unforgettably special.

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Enjoy A Traditional Maori Hangi In Rotorua

Time spent in Rotorua isn’t complete without partaking in a traditional Hangi feast. You will sit together to enjoy some seriously incredible food that has been cooked in an underground pit. As well as, an opportunity to experience traditional performances and ceremonial rituals.

Tuck Into Crayfish in Kaikoura On Your New Zealand Holidays

Kaikoura, which literally means ‘to eat crayfish’, is one of the best places in the world to enjoy this moreish treat. Nin’s Bin is a roadside shack famous for its crayfish and green-lipped mussels. Cooked in butter and garlic, this simple cooking method celebrates the unique flavour of this incredibly succulent seafood treat.

Go Wine Tasting In New Zealand’s Marlborough Region

Producing almost three-quarters of all New Zealand wines, embarking on a wine tour is highly recommended. We’re sure you won’t struggle to find a new favourite wine to accompany your evening meals.

Explore New Zealand’s Incredible Night Markets

If you love street food, you’re going to fall head over heels for New Zealand’s night markets. Auckland and Wellington are home to some of our very favourites. With a variety of cuisines, it won’t be long before you stumble across something that takes your fancy.

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