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Fish of New Zealand


We are so fortunate here in New Zealand to have such a large variety of fish available from the cool, clear waters off our shores. The New Zealand fishing industry is closely monitored and according to Seafood New Zealand, 97% of our fish catch is from sustainable stocks. The sustainability of New Zealand fish stocks … Read more

Vic’s Whitebait Fritters

vic's whitebait recipe

Method Beat 1 egg in a bowl, add 250g whitebait and season. Mix together gently with a fork. Heat a non-stick pan and add a little butter. Place dessertspoonfuls of the whitebait mixture into the pan and cook for a couple of minutes each side. Drain the fritters on paper towels. Serve with a squeeze … Read more

How To Marinate Meat

marinate meat

Seems simple enough – mix the marinade and add the meat. Make the most of your summer marinades with these suggestions. The secret to tasty marinated meat is time. For optimum results, you need to allow enough time for the meat to soak up the flavours of the marinade. Marinades that are herb and spice … Read more

Are you a Good Poacher?

poached chicken salad

And we’re not talking eggs here! Poaching gives tender and moist results. Poached meat can be used as the basis for recipes or on its own for salads and sandwiches depending upon the cut used. Trim any excess fat from the meat. Place meat in a single layer in the pot with any any herbs, … Read more