New Zealand's cuisine is Pacific Rim, influenced by European colonists, Asian and Polynesian traders and immigrants, and its indigenous people, the Maori. Typical New Zealand foods include lamb, pork, venison, seafood, sweet potato, kiwi fruit, tamarillo, feijoa, and pavlova, the national dessert.
Toheroa Fritters (Marine Clam)
Toheroa are conch type shellfish.
- 20 Toheroas
- 1 c Flour
- 1 Onion
- 1 ts Baking powder
- 1 Egg
- 1/2 ts Curry powder
- 1/2 c Light ale
1. Prepare the ingredients by mincing the toheroa, chopping the onion up finely, beating the egg.
2. Mix together the toheroas onion and Egg and add the beer.
3. Stir in the flour, Baking and curry powder. Add salt and pepper to taste.
4. Fry quickly in Hot deep fat.
by Alan Armstrong
Seven Seas Publishing Pty, 1968
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