Recipes

  • MAORI SOUP

    Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 150 gm sweet potato (peeled and diced ) 1 no onion (medium) 200 gm lamb (boneless) salt ½ tsp crushed black pepper 5...
  • KANGA WARU

    Preparation Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 35 mins Total Time: 55 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients: 170g Cornmeal 100g Plain Flour 1 1/2 Teaspoons...
  • INANGA FRITTERS

    Ingredients: ¾ Cup Inanga (whitebait) 5 egg whites 2-3 yolks To taste Salt and white pepper Watakerihi Keremi (Watakeri Aoili) Ingredients: 1 ...
  • PORK AND PUHA

    The “boil-up” is a Maori method of cooking that boils root vegetables such as kumara and potatoes, puha (watercress), and spinach in pork stock. Du...
  • RAW FISH

    Like many seafoods raw fish is a favourite for Maori who dried and marinated many types of seafood in traditional times. Modern recipes usually inv...
  • REWENA BREAD

    Rewena (Maori bread) is a favourite and goes well with many meals or on its own as a snack. The recipe is simple however quantities and timing can ...
  • MAPLE ROASTED KUMARA AND SPINACH SALAD WITH FRESH GINGER AND SEEDS

    Servings: 4-6 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes 2 large golden kumara 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp pure map...
  • CHICKEN BREAST WITH SPINACH AND RICOTTA

    Ingredients: 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 small Onion, peeled and finely diced 130g Baby Spinach Leaves 125g Ricotta Cheese sea salt and freshly ground black...
  • POTATO, SPINACH AND TUNA BAKE

    Ingredients 40 g butter 2 Tbsp plain flour 2 ¹/₂ cup milk 425g can tuna, drained, flaked ¹/₂ cup grated Parmesan, plus ¹/₄ cup extra for the toppin...
  • CREAMY PENNE WITH CHERRY TOMATOES

    Ingredients 6 cups cooked mini penne 3 tbsp olive oil 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, halved 1 cup smooth ricotta 3 handf...
  • ROAST KUMARA SALAD WITH MINT & HONEY DRESSING

    PREPARATION: 15 mins plus cooling time SERVES: 8 COOK: 20 mins INGREDIENTS 1 red onion, thinly sliced 1.5kg golden kumara, scrubbed, cut into 3cm ...
  • WARRIGAL GREENS (NZ spinach)

    Ingredients: 1 cup self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup of tasty grated cheese 1/4 cup warrigal greens (blanched, water squeezed out and ch...