Food

Recipe: A recipe perfect for all pasta lovers

Thursday 25 February 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Features, Food

Basil pesto and mushroom pasta bursts with flavour, it’s fresh, light, summery and delicious. With a freshly made basil pesto, garlic mushrooms and cherry tomatoes, this recipe is perfect for all pasta lovers! By Alana Nanai-Fonmanu.

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RECIPE: Vegan sushi with tomato ‘tuna’

Thursday 18 February 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Features, Food

Most people may think that a diet without dairy cream or cheese or without meat is boring and tasteless. They haven’t tried the alternatives. By Alana Nanai-Fonmanu.

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Tacos with a twist

Thursday 11 February 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Features, Food

A Mexican classic with an Indian (local) twist, Flying Turtle Café’s fresh fish roti tacos is a dish not to be missed. By chef Shivnesh Chandra.

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Rukau - A simple delight

Thursday 14 January 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Features, Food

A staple at many island tables, but it must be thoroughly cooked to eliminate the needle-like crystals of oxalate that can burn your throat.

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Matu rori – the best tasting spaghetti from the sea

Thursday 7 January 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Features, Food

The fatty spaghetti-like tissue inside the sea cucumber is a Cook Islands delicacy, writes Mereana Hutchinson.

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A pleasant tasty surprise

Thursday 10 December 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Features, Food

Traditional fermented mitiore is by far the easiest to enjoy of our traditional fermented food flavours, especially for the uninitiated palate.

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Recipe: Taste of paradise

Thursday 3 December 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Features, Food

Local meals are incomplete without coconut cream sauces, which add unique flavour to Cook Islands dishes. Here are four of the most favoured. By Mereana Hutchinson.

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THE PACIFIC WAY: Easy eating with this locally-sourced breakfast

Thursday 19 November 2020 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Features, Food

This traditional Cook Islands breakfast with locally sourced products is an enjoyable and fun-flavoured start for the day. By Mereana Hutchinson.

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Recipe: Giving fish its rightful place in your dietary habits

Thursday 5 November 2020 | Written by Supplied | Published in Features, Food

For some smooth and moist rukau and succulent fish, try Mereana Hutchinson's recipe for Moana-Roa Mahimahi.

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Chef marks seven years of success

Saturday 31 October 2020 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Food

Since 2013, Waterline executive chef Jaime Wilfredo Ertez has been drawing on his world travels, cooking up eclectic fare from an evolving menu.

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Chef Phillip Nordt: Don’t muck around with crayfish

Thursday 29 October 2020 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Features, Food

RECIPE: Be delicate when dealing with crayfish, writes Executive Chef Phillip Nordt.

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The Mooring Fish Cafe; hooks 10 years

Wednesday 7 October 2020 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Food, Go Local, Weekend

What started out as a dream has become a 10-year milestone for Mooring Fish Café owners Steven and Jill Kavana.

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