Category Archives: Yum

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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“Which flight are you on, then…?”

Silly question. The right question is “When are you going to the airport?” If you’ve worked in the aviation industry, you might get rebated travel as one of the perks. But you only get to fly if there are fewer … Continue reading

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Then again….

Some things are definitely worth hanging around for. Potato fritters with apple sauce. Christmas market in Mainz €4 for 3

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The Pie

Ginger Dynamite in Riwaka is a cafe in 2 ex-20′ shipping containers just off 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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