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Vegetable and Bean Sprout Fritters

on 11/05/2017

Vegetable and Bean Sprout Fritters

Here's a great fritter recipe that is crammed with vegetables and easy to make. The recipe serves 1 person but can be easily multiplied to serve more. This recipe is from Pasifika Flavours - Heart Foundation.

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Tropical fruit cake

on 19/12/2016

Tropical fruit cake

Similar to the famous hummingbird cake, this variation is full of delicious tropical fruit. Here's a cake for all occasions, courtesy of the Heart Foundation.

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Sapasui

on 09/12/2016

Sapasui

This tasty vermicilli noodle dish is a favourite in many Pacific homes. There are many variations and this is Audrey Tolua's healthy version, which has lots of flavour from fresh ginger and garlic and uses more vegetables for a healthier twist. The recipe is courtesy of the Heart Foundation.

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Lu –Taro Leaves Parcel (Tonga)

on 05/12/2016

Lu –Taro Leaves Parcel (Tonga)

This tasty taro leaves parcel dish is baked in the oven and normally eaten with green banans or taro. There are many variations and this one is a Tongan recipe from the Heart Foundation that uses lite coconut cream for a healthier option.

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Suruwa – Curry Fish Lolo (Fiji)

on 05/12/2016

Suruwa – Curry Fish Lolo

This savoury Fijian curry can be served with steamed kumara, taro, green bananas or simply with rice.

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‘Ota ika – Raw Fish Salad

on 01/12/2016

‘Ota ika – Raw Fish Salad

You can find marinated raw fish dishes accross the Pacific and Aotearoa, known as Ika Mata in the Cook Islands, Oka i’a or Oka in Samoa, Poisson La Cru a la Tahitienne in Tahiti, Kokoda in Fiji and Poke in Hawaii. Whatever you call it, it's delicious. The coconut milk is a signature of Pacific raw fish dishes, but try to take it easy for a healthier option. This recipe is a Tongan raw fish dish from the Heart Foundation.

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Palusami –Taro Leaves Parcel (Samoa)

on 01/12/2016

Palusami –Taro Leaves Parcel (Samoa)

This tasty taro leaves parcel dish is baked in the oven and normally eaten with green bananas or taro. There are many variations and this one is a Samoan recipe from the Heart Foundation that uses lite coconut cream for a healthier option.

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