Category Archives: Yum

The best…

Stumbled over a new whitebait fritter stand at the Sunday Mot Market. Normally buy mine from Carl, but I thought I’d give them a try. “They’s better be as good as Carl’s” I said. “They will be” said Gina ” … Continue reading

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If you’re brave enough….

… to  negotiate the somewhat decrepit swing bridge,  have $8 and 15 minutes to spare , these raspberries and boysenberries could be yours at Phillipa and Rat Hellyer’s PYO berry farm in the Moutere

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Fine dining

Hopgood’s in Trafalgar Street, Nelson. It doesn’t get much better than this. Anywhere

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Worth waiting for.

There are 2 queues at the Motueka Sunday market. There’s one for Carl and his whitebait sammies. And there’s one for Rodrigo’s Sourdough Bread truck. Never thought of having a sourdough doughnut (sour2doughnut…?), but they’re… intersting. Baguettes to match any … Continue reading

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Red Gallery café

The big table at Red Gallery’s café is the place to be. Especially with a hot chocolate and a date scone

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This is the life…

   Green-lip mussels from Marlborough, chili, ginger, garlic,lemongrass, white wine, coconut milk, coriander. 

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Good enough reason to be here

Fettucine, Nelson scallops, estragon, parsley, slivers of preserved lemon, wilted spinach. Plate by Karin Schweikhard

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