I have tested for you… the Heiva i Tahiti !

  Caroline tested for you...   More rustling, dancers out of breath, a bead of sweat stooding out on a forehead which drops in the to’ere hurly-burly. The wild [...]

I have tested for you… the Heiva i Tahiti !

The taro, the Polynesian potato

  Caroline tells you about...   With rice, uru and puatoro, taro is necessity in Polynesia. Just try to take it off our hands… Part of our daily life, [...]

The taro, the Polynesian potato

Banana Fritters Recipe

    Caroline & Aravihi share their recipe...   Every year, the austral summer brings heavy rains but don’t worry, here comes your consolation prize… Don’t they say [...]

Banana Fritters Recipe

The ahima’a

  Caroline tells you about... the ahima'a !   Tama’a ! It’s lunch time… Follow me behind the furnaces and get to discover the genuine preparation of the ahima’a, the [...]

The ahima’a

The cho-cho gratin !

  Caroline tells you about...   Generally called « chayote », « chuchu » or « christophine », the cho-cho is an edible plant belonging to the gourd family (i.e. cucurbitaceae), native from Mexico. Etymologically, [...]

The cho-cho gratin !

Breadfruit, a great benefactor for our body!

Breadfruit, "Uru" in Tahitian is originated from Oceania and spread up to Indonesia and also in the humid tropical regions such as the Caribbean region, Réunion island, Madagascar, ... [...]

Breadfruit, a great benefactor for our body!

The Fe’i, a typically Polynesian banana

 This week, let’s discover together an endemic Polynesian fruit, the Fe'i. A banana with a special flavour, highly appreciated by Polynesians. We do not know much about the origin [...]

The Fe’i, a typically Polynesian banana

Discover an amazing animal, the coconut crab!

Moana Voyages offers you to encounter an incredible and really tasty crustacean , the coconut crab! The coconut crabs or "Kaveu"in Tahitian, also known as "robber crabs" are the biggest [...]

Discover an amazing animal, the coconut crab!

Tahitian recipe, the banana poe

For once, this week Moana Voyages offers a delicious recipe from our Polynesian islands, the banana poe, a kind of custard tart. This recipe of Paumotu origin (from Tuamotu archipel) [...]

Tahitian recipe, the banana poe