Traditional Maori

Roroi (Maori pudding)

Roroi (Maori pudding)

A recipe for a pudding which is perhaps the only Maori pudding known. Take some very fresh kumara straight from the garden if possible. Wash thoroughly and grate. Place in a shallow baking dish and sp..

Mutton Bird

Mutton Bird

1 mutton bird 2 tbsp white wine, White sauce Boil the mutton bird for 80 minutes. Pour water off and add clean water. Repeat this procedure until the bird is soft. Place under the grill and brown. ..

Stewed Eel

Stewed Eel

700g eel Water Salt ¼ cup butter Lemon Breadcrumbs Cut the skinned eel in slices, clean and wash. Salt the slices and put in a casserole dish. Add a little water, lemon juice and butter. Sp..

Pukeko Stew

Pukeko Stew

Skin the bird. When cutting off the legs, make sure the sinews are removed. If they are left, watch carefully when eating as they are like sharp fish bones. Cut in joints, roll in flour and brown in..