It’s all about the Taste.

Are you a supertaster? Having been a wine tour guide, plus…

Arden Dinner at Home & Pork Menchi Katsu

I’m loving the freedom associated with level 2 restrictions…

Best Friday Night Takeaways

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Food businesses open for takeaways & Hopgood's Smoked Fish Pate

Many businesses have changed the way they operate so they can…

Hopgood’s Slow Roast Lamb recipe

I love it when people like recommendations I make, especially…

Fig leaf panna cotta

Figs grow incredibly well in Nelson and are abundant at this…

Lock down recipe – left overs and pantry items

One of the benefits of spending so much time at home, and not…

Fig Recipe & Wine

We have a couple of fig trees at home and they produce a huge…

Covid-19 Lockdown recipe and wine recommendation

Being locked in for a few weeks means I don’t get to go and…