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What do Niue people y eat?

What do Niue people y eatAn important event that takes place in Niue is the annual village show days, where people from all the 14 villages gather to show their local cooking and culinary culture, for a great exchange of regional cuisines. A big umu (earth oven) is set for the tourists, who can try the delicacies from all Niue`s cuisines. In the central town, Alofi, the markete are the local markets that take place 2 times every week and all the local fruits and vegetables, but also fish and seafood can be found there. Among the most popular aliments from markete there are: uga, talo, yams, cassava and breadfruit. Even though these tropical plants can be found all over the region, there are a few differences between the central town Alofi and the villages. In Alofi, Polynesian and European food can be found in the local restaurants, besides the traditional Niue ones, while in the villages, people usually consume only the local plants and fish and the food is mostly homemade, using the earth ovens.



Niue description:

Niue is an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean. It is commonly known as the "Rock of Polynesia", and natives of the island call it "the Rock" for short. Niue is 2,400 kilometres (1,500 mi) northeast of New Zealand in a triangle between Tonga to the southwest, the Samoas to the northwest, and the Cook Islands to the southeast. The land area is 260 square kilometres (100 sq mi) with about 1,400 people who are predominantly Polynesian.


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