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Skipper’s Choice Sauces & Dressings

Skipper’s Choice Sauces and Dressings is one of those producers…

Under the Hood BBQ Sauce

Early last year I wrote about Dave King who started Under the…

What?Gnocchi!

The Nelson Farmers Market is alive and well in its new location…

The Qualitea Cafe

The Qualitea Cafe located on the Hardy Street entrance to the…

Little Dove Café

In recent weeks we have been talking a lot about supporting local…

Harry’s Prawn Cocktail

Harry’s Fish Shop has become one of our favourite places to buy lunch, we love the hand-crafted nature of the takeaway food, everything is cooked fresh by a couple of chefs rather than being pre-made and put into a self-service cabinet.
Photo b y Daniel Allen

Gnocchi Romaine by Aaron Ballantyne from Hopgood’s & Co

Carrying on with my theme of asking some of my favourite local chefs to give me a tasty yet simple recipe you can cook at home this week’s recipe is supplied by Aaron Ballantyne, Head Chef at Hopgood’s & Co.

Grandma’s Baking from Carol Shirley

Last year Carol Shirley from Beachside Conference and Events Centre and Gourmet Catering shared several of her favourite baking recipes on her Facebook page so I asked her if she would send me a couple of her favourites to share with you.

Street Food on Washington

chef Ben Smith and his wife Bridget have since taken over the old store in Washington Valley and set about turning it into a real community food spot; Street Food on Washington is a lot more than just a place for quick takeaways at lunchtime, but you can do that too if you want to.