New Zealand Food
The local ingredients and the seasonal variations are said to be source of inspiration for New Zealand Cuisine. The nation is able to produce great agricultural products and therefore enjoy good quality local produce from both sea and the land.
New Zealand cuisine is said to be diverse in nature and has more influences of British cuisine along with Pacific Rim and Mediterranean influences and this has helped the country to become a cosmopolitan.
Southeast Asian, Maori culture, East Asian, New American cuisine and Indian traditions together have also influenced the food culture of New Zealand ever since 1970’s.
Dinner is the main meal of the New Zealanders when the families gather for an evening. Takeaways and restaurants are offering a rising proportion of the diet of the New Zealanders.
Most of the immigrants who come to New Zealand have tried to replicate their particular national dishes and native cuisines to the food culture in New Zealand.