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Mussel & pumpkin fritters recipe – Teaching resource

Kuku, or mussels, are a traditional Māori food. They’re full of vitamins and minerals, so this mussel fritters recipe is a must-try.

Your students will love these mussel and pumpkin fritters. They’ll learn lots of cooking skills while making the recipe. As mussels are a traditional Māori food, you can teach students about cultural cuisine too. 

Students will learn these food preparation and cooking skills: 

  • Chop
  • Grate
  • Mix
  • Pan fry
  • Slice

Download recipe (PDF)