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Oceania Foods, Delicacies, Dishes & Recipes

Oceania is home to some of the most beautiful islands and beaches on the planet. Travel to Oceania is some of the most adventurous, remote and exciting experiences you can have.

Oceania is home to some amazing traditional foods cuisines, delicacies and cultural delights.

Fijian Rourou Taro Leaf Recipe

Rourou (or roro) is a traditional Fijian dish originating in the Pacific Islands, prepared from taro leaves stewed in coconut milk. This recipe represents the true flavours of the archipelago of Fiji. This warm and comforting dish can be used as a starter or a side dish and is authentically served with boiled taro roots.  …

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Kokoda Coconut Fish Recipe (Papua New Guinea & Fiji)

Kokoda is an exotic dish, prepared from raw fish, native to Papua New Guinea and the archipelago of Fiji. Made from raw fish marinated with the flavors of citrus and coconut, this variant of the Peruvian ceviche is served in coconut or giant clam shells. Additionally spiced with a combination of ingredients like chilies, sliced …

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Palusami Recipe: A Polynesian Delicacy

Palusami is a delicacy in Polynesia that is made by wrapping a beef, onion and coconut mixture in leaves before baking. It is considered a staple in the Polynesian islands, particularly in Samoa, Kiribati and Fiji. Palusami wildly popular at feasts and parties and it’s extraordinarily easy to prepare. Palusami is an iconic Polynesian meal …

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Fruit Bat Soup: The Traditional Palau Delicacy

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, they say. And that’s exactly what you’ll think after trying Palau’s famed delicacy – Fruit Bat Soup. This is truly one of the weirdest foods eaten around the world. Served in a large bowl of delicious soup bursting with flavor, and a whole bat staring right into …

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Australian Anzac Biscuits: History & Recipe

Anzac biscuits are one of those sweet treats that just defines Australia due to its rich history and continued adoration by the population. If you’re Australian and just want to find out the history of Anzac biscuits or you’re planning a big Aussie vacation, it’s fascinating to read about the rich cultural history of the …

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5 Utterly Unique Foods To Try In Australia

Although Australia may seem like a million miles away, culturally it’s not that different to most western countries. Australian cities are a melting pot of cultures, particularly South-East Asian, and so there is a huge selection of authentic and delicious cuisine at your disposal. That being said, Australia has its fair share of strange foods …

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Traditional Australian Pie Floater Recipe

Australia and England have a strong connection in terms of traditional national dishes. So, on my very first trip to London I was keen to get in and around some of those classic British dishes to see the similarities, and perhaps learn some new recipe variations to try back home. On a cold dreary London …

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Kava Kava Drink: Benefits, Side Effects & Recipe

This kava drink recipe is consumed throughout the Pacific islands, made from the ground roots of the kava plant. Kava (also known as kava kava) offers some of the most interesting insights into traditions, culture and the rituals among the cultures who consume it… So what is kava? Kava is a delicacy in Fiji, Tonga, Hawaii, …

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Australian Crocodile Skewers Recipe

Crocodile skewers are a great representation of Australia, they’ve got everything from the epitomic animal to the clichéd BBQ! In the Southern US, particularly in states such as Florida and Louisiana, alligator Kebabs are cooked in much the same way. So whichever meat you can get your hands on, the result will be pretty similar. Crocodile …

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Traditional Sapa Sui (Samoan Chop Suey) Recipe

This Sapasui (or Sapa Sui) recipe is adored in Samoa, a variation on the classic Chinese Chop Suey recipe, there are many different ways to cook this dish. This is one of the most typical recipes in Samoan cuisine, hailing straight from the beautiful Oceanic island. Samoan recipes are not particularly well known around the world …

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