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Taro is a plant grown in French Polynesia, used for its edible stem and leaves. It is often eaten as a puree or starch and is considered a staple in Polynesian cuisine. There are several varieties, at least thirty, but the two most frequently used are taro veo and mana […]
The Chinese sausage entered Polynesia with the Chinese community. The cuisine of Tahiti's Chinese is intimately linked to the history of their immigration. And while some ancestral Hakka and Cantonese recipes, handed down from generation to generation, have retained their original character, others have become tropicalized and still others have […]
vanille de tahiti : l’or noir Les produitsDate de publication : 12 décembre 2022 Symbole de douceur et de gourmandise régressiveElle se mange sucrée ou même salée Une odeur de vanille vient titiller nos narines et, instantanément, s’éveillent en nous des souvenirs gustatifs lointains de notre enfance : un riz au […]
Oval or round in shape and green in color, the 'uru weighs between 1.5 and 3 kilos, depending on the variety. There are around 120 varieties worldwide, 99 of which are found in Polynesia. By definition, this energetic food has a slightly sweet taste and is eaten not like fruit or bread (although 'uru flour does exist!), but like a potato, and only cooked.