Taste of a Traveller

Brett McGregor seeks out Fijian cuisine in Season 3 of Taste of a Traveller on TV One. The show serves up the Pacific's best cuisine using local produce and favours in paradise. Fiji is a foodie's delight with a tasty mix of Fijian and Indian dishes. 

Follow in the footsteps of Brett on a culinary adventure through the local villages and idyllic islands of Fiji. If you're looking for a foodie tour like no other, here's the Taste of Traveller's guide to discovering local Fijian favourites.  

Brett McGregor's Fiji Foodie Tour

Day 1 - Coral Coast 

  • Travel south from Nadi International Airport, calling into Sigatoka market for fresh food and vegetables from Fiji. 
  • Stay at the seaside 5 star Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort located on the Coral Coast.
  • Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort's Executive Chef Shailesh makes one of the best chicken curries on the island.
Download the chicken curry recipe here.  

Day 2 - Korotogo Village

  • On day two of Brett's trip, he visited a local village in Korotogo where Fiji 7's player Jasa Veremalau cooked up a traditional Lovo. 
Download the Lovo recipe here

Day 3 - Nadi 

  • If you're looking for an authentic and delicious local resturant head to Tu's Place. Located between Nadi International Airport and Port Denarau.
  • Tu the owner and executive chef taught Brett how to cook one of his signature dishes Rourou Balls. 
Download the Rourou Balls recipe here

Day 4 - Savusavu

  • Travel from Nadi to Savusavu on the Fiji Link service.
  • Transfer to Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort a spectacular 5-star luxury resort featuring 25 bures.
  • The resort has it's own organic garden where it sources 40% of its produce. The farm to plate offering at the resort is first class. 
Download the Kokada recipe here.

Day 5 - Savusavu

  • Check out the Savusavu local markets for fresh Fijian produce.
  • Enjoy the facilities at Jean-Michel Cousteau. The resort caters to both couples and families with dining and activities for every type of guest. 
Download the Coconut Tart recipe here.

Day 6 - Taveuni

  • Transfer to Natuvu Bay and board the Paradise Taveuni Launch to transfer to Taveuni. 
  • Taveuni is considered the Garden Island of Fiji with lush landscapes. Pardise Taveuni is perched on the side of the cliff offering 360 views out across the islands.  
Download the Lobster & tomato chutney recipe here.

Day 7 - Taveuni

  • Experience village life and the beautiful singing of the church choir at the Wairiki Catholic Chrurch. 
  • Visit the Duivosavosa village where they enjoy a popular Fijian dish 'Fish in Lolo (coconut cream)' for Sunday lunch. 

The Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort is a luxury,  5 star resort in the heart of Fiji's Coral Coast, set on a white sand beach, amongst 40 acres of tall palms and lush tropical landscaped gardens. The accommodation is comprised of 207 rooms and suites, and 47 bures.
Paradise Taveuni is a secluded and private oceanfront boutique Resort offering a genuine Fijian experience to our Guests. If you are searching for true Fijian hospitality and long to find culture in a mystical land, spend some time in Paradise.
Our multi award winning eco-friendly, luxury boutique resort is alongside Savusavu Bay. Guests enjoy authentic luxury; a journey into unspoiled Fijian culture and the opportunity to engage with the surrounding pristine environment, including our world famous reefs and exotic marine life.