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Must try food and drinks in New Zealand

Great! So you have finally landed in New Zealand and after you find your place to stay and make some other arrangements you are all set to do some sightseeing and a little bit of adventuring. Finding a decent place to stay and the places to sight see in New Zealand are very well documented but what about the food?
Since you are in New Zealand, it would not be a very wise choice not to try out the food New Zealand is famous for. The local cuisine offers just about everything ranging from simplicity to outlandish foods, from a tourist’s perspective of course.

So here is a list of some of the must-haves if you are in New Zealand:

1) Pavlova :
This is a type of delicious cake that melts in the mouth, topped with cream and fruit. It is the prime go to dessert for Kiwis, popular primarily for its sweetness and tenderness.

2) “L&P”:
L and P, This is a beverage (soft drink) that can only be found in New Zealand. Chances for finding this in another country are very rare. L&P basically is a mixture of lemonade and carbonated water obtained from the town of Paeroa.

3) Kiwifruit:
Going to New Zealand and not eating the famed Kiwifruit? That’s not right. Although the fruit is available everywhere but who ever visits New Zealand has to try the tangy fruit.

4) Lamb Meat / Mutton Meat:
New Zealand is a country that is estimated to have around a 10-1 ration of sheep to human. Meaning, for every single human, 10 sheep are present. This means that a visitor can ask for lamb meat at just about any particular restaurant