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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 Food: 10 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Fiji

Fiji is an island country located in Melanesia, part of Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean. The country is surrounded by Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Wallis, Futuna, Samoas, Tonga, Kermadec Island and New Zealand. Fiji is best known for its beautiful islands, natural beauty, tropical charisma, lovely seafood and so much more. The population of the …

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New Zealand Cuisine: 8 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of New Zealand

New Zealand is an island country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It is comprised of two major landmasses—the North Island and the South Island—and more than 700 small islands. The country is best known for its national rugby team, its native Maori culture, and its scenic landscape. The population of New Zealand is made …

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Australian Barbecue Snags Recipe

Barbecue snags are a type of Australian sausage, generally prepared using beef, pork, garlic, and onions. Normally thick in texture with a mild flavour, barbecue snags are usually served along with mashed potatoes, grilled onions, tomato sauce, barbecue sauce, chutneys and loaves of artisanal bread on the side. It can also be eaten as a …

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Traditional Pavlova Recipe

Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert originating from Australia or New Zealand. It has a crispy texture outside and gooey from the inside. Piled up with fruits and whipped cream within, Pavlova is relatively easy to prepare.  It is served as a celebratory dessert both in Australia and New Zealand, and chefs around the world have …

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Australian Food: 16 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Australia

Australia is the smallest continent in the world, but at the same time the sixth largest country. The British only colonized Australia in the early 18th century whereas the indigenous population have been living there for over 40,000 years. Although the continent is a mixture of nationalities and cultures, there is a wide variety of …

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Australian Seared Kangaroo Meat Recipe

Kangaroo meat is produced in Australia and is generally prepared by roasting, slow-cooking or stir-frying. This red meat can either be directly consumed or sliced and added to a salad or can also be eaten with rice and vegetables. Kangaroo meat has a tendency to dry out very rapidly, which is why it is generally …

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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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A Guide To Māori Hāngī: New Zealand

Hāngī is a dish cooked in an earth oven by the Māori people of New Zealand, typically containing a variety of meats and vegetables. Remember, Māori groups are predominantly found in the North island of New Zealand so if you’re only travelling to the South island you won’t find many (if any) Māori experiences. What …

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Australian Anzac Biscuits 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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Traditional Australian Pie Floater Recipe

The Pie Floater is an Australian dish which is essentially a quality meat pie turned upside down in a bowl then topped with a ladle of hot and preferably thick pea and ham soup, it’s that simple. Made famous in Adelaide, South Australia the origins of the famous Pie Floater are said to lay with …

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Kava Kava Drink: Benefits, Side Effects & Recipe

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

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Australian Crocodile Skewers Recipe

Crocodile skewers are a great representation of Australian food, 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. …

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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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