The fried oysters in vegetable oil with citrus juice and mashed veggies is a very common dish in Tuvalu and as well, the white fish fillet with ground pepper and garlic is a special dish found in most of the touristy places. Taro is a staple of the Tuvaluan diet and it is used for the taro and coconut cake or the taro leaf and coconut soup. The taro cake is prepared with mashed taro, melted butter, grated coconut, eggs, milk, nutmeg, cinnamon and sugar and the taro soup is made of oil, onions, garlic, basil, pepper, taro leaves or spinach, coconut cream, chili sauce and chicken stock. The traditional desserts include banana spreads, the coconut mousse and coconut shakes or ice-creams, which contain both ground coconut and the fruit’s light and flavored milk.


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