Category Archives: Food

End of the Golden Weather

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The Pie

Ginger Dynamite in Riwaka is a cafe in 2 ex-20′ shipping containers just of the Great Taste cycle trail. One container is a retro-styled ..er.. lounge. (Outside dining is on upturned apple boxes with stacks of pallets for seating) The … Continue reading

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If life gives you tomatoes…..

…make tomato sauce. If you have a garden full of heritage tomatoes, dry them in the oven and pack them with olive oil, basil and garlic slivers…

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I think we’ll have ratatouille…..

A mere subset of today’s haul from the vege patch. Heritage tomatoes, heritage (“They look like courgettes to me” as Cousin Dave would say…) cocozelle zucchini and bog standard aubergine (that’s eggplant to you…)and pointy peppers. Don’t know if roses … Continue reading

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Bloody zucchini…..

One day’s bounty. Probably the same again tonight. Aaaaargh….!

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Kickstarting

Stumbled over Samaritas by the Sea on a thrash on the bike back from the Riverside Community in Lower Moutere around the Estuary Loop in Mot and then back to Mapua. It’s bang on the estuary at the Motueka Marina, … Continue reading

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2 degrees of separation

Sharon Maxwell and Fabian Prioux run Abbey Road Burgers, Bar and Cafe on the Appleby Highway on a site previously occupied by the Abbey Restaurant and before that a small church. They’re both new to the business, but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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