The most significant aliments when talking about the Torkelau recipes are the fish and the local vegetables. The most exotic fish meal is the like ika mata, which is a raw fish dish (the fish is marinated in lime juice, with tomatoes, onions and coconut cream). The vegetables dishes are represented by rukau, which consists of taro leaves, taro root (which is prepared boiled and mashed) and kumara (sweet potatoes) salad. Besides these, there are the exotic fruits like coconuts, bananas, citrus fruits, avocados and melons, which are all used for the local desserts, such as the grated coconut flesh for various cakes and tarts, made of milk, eggs, nutmeg and coconut milk and cream.
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