Port Moresby Cuisine
Cuisine is an integral part of any local culture, and no trip to Port Moresby is complete without tasting the local food. This directory offers information about the traditional dishes and drinks available in Port Moresby to help visitors better understand the local food culture and make an informed decision when trying them.
- Fried breadfruit: is a food tree and is a staple food in many tropical regions.
- Kokoda fish: fish with lime-coconut sauce.
- Sweet potato crisps: cut and deep fried sweet potatoes.
- Yam patties: yam, cheese, coconut, raisins, lemon, groundnuts, ginger paste, etc.
- Bugandi egg drop soup: beaten eggs in boiled chicken broth.
 Main courses
- Baked sweet potato: the sweet potato is usually backed in a pan, or on an open fire.
- Bully beef casserole: rice, tomatoes, corned beef, coconut cream.
- Coconut rice: rice cooked with coconut milk or cream.
- Coconut with mixed vegetables: various vegetables and coconut milk.
- Chicken pot: chicken simmered with vegetables and coconut cream.
- Chicken taro bake: chicken, taro leaves, coconut milk, chicken stock cubes, cooking fat, spices.
- Pumpkin rice: butter, salted fish, pumpkin, onion, rice, meat, garlic, herbs.
- Banana pancake: all-purpose flour, white sugar, baking powder, egg, milk, bananas.
- Banana with coconut cream: made with bananas cooked in coconut milk and topped with coconut cream.
- Talautu: pineapple in coconut cream.
 Fast food
 Street food
 Drinks (Non-alcoholic)
- Muli Wara: Papuan lemonade, made with soda, sugar and lemon juice.