Category Archives: Yum

World famous in Nelson

Appleby Farms says that they make “Cow to cone” ice cream. True that. The milk in their ice cream comes from two family owned Nelson farms. It heads straight from the milking shed to their own creamery 15 minutes down … Continue reading

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If you’re good….

…you can do this. It’s the same with Guinness – if it’s poured properly, you can write your initials in the head and they’ll still be here when you’ve finished. Or a shamrock. It’s the same with latte art on … Continue reading

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If life gives you lemons…..

..make lemonade. If Farm Fresh in Appleby has apricots, do the following. De-stone 12 apricots and cut them into 6 segments. Shave 50gm of pecorino cheese. Tear 30-ish basil leaves roughly. Toast 50gm of pine kernels. Mix together with 3 … Continue reading

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Taste of Heaven

Whitebait fritter from the kaimoana (kai = food, moana = sea) lady on the Saturday market in Nelson. $8.50. She’ll also do you a mussel patty, she has ceviche and kawakawa juice that’ll cure any ills that you might be … Continue reading

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Monthly Theme Day – January 2019

Photo of the Year – 2018 Cocozelle zucchini (that’s “courgettes” to you, Dave…), cuore di due and Capri tomatoes and spring onions. All organic. All homegrown. Aubergines had finished, otherwise we’d have been set up for a ratatouille…

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“3 bucks a bite”….

said a guy at Neudorf Vineyards. “Tastes bloody good but, aye” True that. Boxing Day and Judy (mum) and Rosie Finn (daughter) give the staff a day off, man .. er.. person the tasting room, get Viva la Vaca in … Continue reading

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Here we are then…

Fish and chips and a pint of Fortress from the Golden Bear…

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