Category Archives: māori potato/riwai/peruperu

Taewa, Riwai Spuds

Taewa, riwai[1] Taewa, riwai or Māori potatoes are some of the most deeply treasured Māori foods available to us today. Ironically they are not native to Aotearoa or even Polynesia but instead originate from South America . There are 18 … Continue reading

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Te Reka o te Kai – Kai Atua

Te Reka o te Kai- Kai Atua publication will be launch during the Hikoi ki te Motu tour in 12 regions starting 9th September in Kaikohe. This guide has been compiled by Te Waka Kai Ora to introduce whanau to … Continue reading

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cooking different varieties of māori potato

How do I cook them?  Oh well, that’s the best bit isn’t it?  Right from day one, one of the things I did before I started selling them was to ensure that I knew a bit about them.  I already … Continue reading

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