Whaleoil readership survey results: Whaleoilers’ favourite food

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Our analysis of written responses reveals a love of vegetarian, home grown, fresh food,Italian and Indian food as well as bacon ( no surprises there )

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Written responses unedited:



Lots of fresh fruit and vegetables, moderate amounts of meat, fish and cheese.

tasty with fresh herbs from my garden

Crispy fish and chips paid for by someone else who loves me

authentic italian

anything with cheese and/or bacon

home cooked by me

And cooking for someone I love.

nearly all of the above. i am a good cook.

a curry

Still Bleeding, BBQ

Cooked by me for my family

In other words, all sorts of yum real food.

home cooked but do enjoy eating out occasionally

cooked myself

cooked with love

healthy, nutritious – generally cooked by myself although by someone else is fine for a change


anything I can find that does not require too much cooking time

It’s McDonalds not Mac Donalds

non processed and preservative-free

served in my special bowl

prefer cooked by me


I like everything on the list bar the two minute noodles and swede.

I cook for the one I love

Food prepared at home

crayfish, whitebait, salmon, trout.

All sorts

I like food and I like cooking for my wife and myself.


Just good food, we have plenty of it in NZ. Home grown veges and fruit.No processed food junk please.


Made at home, to be eaten with loved ones, fresh and of varying ingrediants and flavours. Variety variety variety.

I enjoy most meals that I haven’t had to cook or clean up after. Like the type of food served in high class restaurant but don’t like going there so a chef at home would be perfect.


based on meat as the main component

Italian, kiwi, Indian and Thai curries, seafood and any pork dish.


All food and styles is good.

extremely nutritional

I’m the cook in our household

Italianand Mediterranean

Simple meals love eggs

Home cooked by me

Other in addition to most above

bacon & eggs

Home grown

Just plain tasty where it comes from is irrelevent

Cooked by those who share my tastes, includes me as cook.

Home cooked by me

Of my own choice, and not dictated by health nazis and troughers

nourishing & enjoyable to eat

High class restaurants are now all in the past

Hunted and harvested personally.

Medteranean sryle


I love to cook and eat pretty much anything except Japanese food



Eggs Tasty High Class Served Vegetarian Processed Fresh Fish Food Eat Cooked Japanese Italian Meat Indian Sorts Home Grown Bacon

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