This Tahitian delicacy turns up the noses of Western culinary adventurers.
"Youve got to eat fafaru," advised Daniel, an American ex-pat who has lived in French Polynesia for the last 25 years. "I eat it all the time. It gives strength, force."
This was a surprising statement. In my five years in this country, Daniel was the first non-Tahitian I had met who had ventured to eat fafaru a second time. The locals on the other hand, eat it regularly and with gusto. . .
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