Hia Kai

by Toitū Otago Settlers Museum Shop

Hia Kai

Monique Fiso

A breathtaking account of Maori food - its traditions; ingredients and tikanga - from our brightest culinary star.

Monique Fiso is a modern-day food warrior; taking Maori cuisine to the world.

After years overseas in Michelin-star restaurants; Monique returned to Aotearoa to begin Hia kai; an innovative pop-up venture that’s now a revered; award-winning restaurant in Wellington.

This book is just as unforgettable: ranging between history; tradition and tikanga; as well as Monique’s personal journey of self-discovery; it tells the story of kai Maori; provides foraging and usage notes; an illustrated ingredient directory; and over 30 breathtaking recipes that give this ancient knowledge new life.

Hia kai offers up food to behold; to savour; to celebrate.

Book Dimensions
270 x 210 x 30mm