Fish is the staple of the Bora Bora natives. The local cuisine is a fine blend of traditional food and French items. The island has developed a distinctive taste of its own, spanning breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Sushi is made with fresh fish and where sweet rice and local ingredients are added. Only fresh catches are used. The French introduced foie gras and which is subsequently mixed with the unique methods of island food.
The rotisserie pork is another local dish prepared with the freshest of pork and pineapple slices to heighten taste. This dish embodies Bora Bora. The Mahi Mahi dish is cooked with vanilla sauce. The vanilla is grown on the island itself. The Tahitian Vanilla Panna Cotta is cooked with sugar and fresh cream to be served as a hearty dessert. The papaya or banana puree are generally baked and encased with coconut milk and sugar. The Tahitian Fruit Pudding is another notable option.