Lu

Tokelau food
Lu is a kind of leafy vegetables in Tokelau. They has the spiral end of the edge and they taste somewhat similar to asparagus-okra-spinach.

Ota

Tokelau food
Ota, marinated raw fish is the national dish of polynesian countries include Tokelau. Although the important ingredients are raw fish, lemon juice and coconut cream/milk, this Tokelauan version also contained cucumber and onion but didn’t contain lemon juice. I didn’t find lemon tree there.

Pua’a

Tokelau food
Pua’a is the word for pork in Tokelauan language. I had this delicious and super-tender pork roast.

Ugauga

Tokelau food
Ugauga is the word for coconut crab in Tokelauan language. During spiders and insects, coconut crabs are the largest on the planet. They are edible and quite delicious.