EatInEatOut Winter 2015 - Page 47

FRENCH POLYNESIA OFFERS CULINARY TREATS IN POSTCARD PERFECT PARADISE. If there is a successful melting pot in French Polynesia it is certainly one of flavours and tastes. Tahiti’s culinary diversity is expressed best through its ethnic composition: the essence of Polynesia made from the products of nature and original methods of cooking; the more elaborate savory offering provided by the Chinese kitchen; and the tastes of France that Le Taha’a Resort have shaped the unconscious culinary habits of Polynesians for more than 150 years. Culinary tourists looking to enjoy Tahiti’s top offerings enjoy a world of contrasts: from the hustle and bustle of Papeete’s