The Guide to the Food in Tonga

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Tonga Food Guide for Travellers

It’s hard to think of anywhere better to try island-style cooking than Tonga. Tongan cuisine is a memorable experience for travellers, whether it’s trying food slow-cooked in an umu to retain flavours and add a hint of smokiness or try the intriguing mix of seafood with earthy flavours from staple root crops such as cassava, yams and kumala (sweet potato). Tonga is also a place to try some of your international favourites using fresh South Pacific ingredients. So take a look at the restaurants, self-catering and food-related experiences to be had across the islands in this guide to the food in Tonga.

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