Newland’s most populous and beautiful city, Auckland, is well known for its white-sand beaches, delicious seafood, and stunning modern architecture. Also nicknamed the city of sails, harbor city is filled with white ferries and boats that sail to waterside suburbs and nearby islands. Head towards the sky tower to have panoramic views of the beautiful city or visit the SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium to glimpse the country’s marine life.
In Auckland, you will find some delectable dishes that you just cannot miss! There are some mouth-watering dishes and tasty dishes like Pork Sausage, Pork Belly Steamed Buns, and Whitebait Fritters and many more. Continue reading to know more.
1. Pork Sausage
While pork sausage comes in many styles including patty-shaped, the traditional form is usually a loose ground meat that is encased in skin and formed into a cylindrical shape. The skin casing is often made from intestine although other man-made protein wrappings are sometimes used. Typically ingredients used in this cuisine include salt, various spices, and breadcrumbs can be added as a filler. Pork sausage can be cooked in a variety of ways including broiling, barbecuing and pan-frying.
The most popular places to try out Pork Sausage is Westmere Butchery.
2. Pork Belly Steamed Buns
Pork Belly Steamed Buns, also called Gua bao, is made with a slice of stewed meat, traditionally red-cooked pork belly, condiments such as pickled mustard greens and coriander, and ground peanuts. It is served hot in a soft, fluffy steamed bun known as lotus leaf bread. It is eaten as a snack, side dish or main dish.
The most popular places to try out Pork Belly Steamed Buns are Bao Down, Happy Boy Eatery and The Blue Breeze Inn.
3. Whitebait Fritters
A very popular dish in New Zealand, the delicacy of a battered and fried Whitebait is enjoyed by everyone. Traditionally the batter is made with simple ingredients, just egg and flour. Some prefer to use egg whites instead of whole eggs and they also limit the seasoning to just a little salt and pepper, so it doesn’t take away from the flavor of the Whitebait. Best eaten piping hot and straight out of the fryer, Whitebait can be served as an appetizer, light snack or even a complete meal with accompanying sides.
The most popular places to try out Whitebait Fritters are Harbourside Ocean Bar Grill, Britomart. and Euro.
4. Bacon And Egg Pie
This dish is a New Zealander favorite that anyone can love. It consists of a combination of flaky pastry, egg yolks, salty bacon, and sometimes onion. Once served, it pairs perfectly with ketchup or any kind of tomato sauce. It’s no wonder this is a staple at picnics throughout the country! Try it today. You won’t be sorry you did!
The most popular places to try out Bacon And Egg Pie are Mairangi Bay Bakery and Bacon and Egg Pie.
5. Crayfish Meatballs
The meatball is a staple of culinary styles around the world, but none are as distinct as that of the crayfish meatball. It starts with a mixture of breadcrumbs and crayfish meat with an egg binder. Seasoned with any of a number of spices, including garlic, green onion, red pepper, it is then cooked by steaming, braising, or frying.
The most popular places to try out Crayfish Meatballs is Baduzzi.
6. Chicken Salad
Chicken salad almost universally consists of chopped chicken (usually white meat) mixed with lettuce and other salad greens along with a binding or dressing like mayonnaise. More sophisticated chicken salads may be bound with an aioli or other sauce. More flavorful greens such as rocket or arugula add depth and complexity.
The most popular places to try out Chicken Salad are Grilled, Honey Cafe and Federal Delicatessen.
The perfect meringue is delicate and light while also creating an exterior layer that is thin and crisp. In order to make Pavlova, you need to beat the egg whites until they are fluffy and form stiff peaks to ensure a great meringue. Pavlova is traditionally topped with fresh kiwi slices and whipped cream. It is a favorite in New Zealand, especially for holidays.
The most popular places to try out Pavlova are Corellis Cafe, One Tree Grill and Ty.
8. New Zealand Fish And Chips
Fish and Chips as a meal was introduced to New Zealand by the British before World War 1. This dish offers a wide variety of meats: tarahiki, hoki, red cod, blue warehou, or elephant fish. The meat is battered and fried, then served with a side of chips. Fish and Chips are a perfect dish for a weekend comfort.
The most popular places to try out New Zealand Fish And Chips are Chip n Dayal’s Fish and Chips and Kiwi Chicken.
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