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Indulge in Nature’s Bounty: Chef in the Wild’s Paua Recipe

The Southern Wairarapa coastline produces some of the finest kaimoana in the world.

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Louisiana Dirty Rice with Cajun Butter Prawns

Capture the essence of Southern cuisine with our Louisiana Dirty Rice served with Cajun Butter Prawns recipe.

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Barramundi Burger ‘Springrolls’

This is a play on a certain famous fish burger at a certain famous fast food chain. It uses all the familiar flavours of a classic fish burger but all inside a crispy spring roll. 

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Seafood Spectacular New Year’s Celebration Menu

Elevate your New Year’s entertaining with an impeccable seafood menu. Impress your guests with these stunning and delicious dishes at your next gathering or special occasion

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Gnocchi with Tomatoes, Prawns & Basil

Using a pack of ready-made gnocchi makes this a really quick supper. Peeling the prawns and boiling up the shells takes a few moments but it’s well worth it to extract every bit of their wonderful flavour.

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Green Rice with Garlic, Parsley & Mussels

‘I love these Spanish paella-type dishes’ says the chef.

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Mediterranean Baked Whole Snapper with Clams and Olive Dressing

Celebrate the sea’s bounty with this Mediterranean Baked Whole Snapper, served with Clams & Olives Dressing.

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Australian Barramundi Pad Krapao

Pad Kaprow is arguably Thailand’s favourite dish. It’s traditionally a stir fry made with pork mince stir fried with lots of chillies, garlic and “Kaprow” which is Holy basil. Served with fresh rice and a fried egg, the dish is absolutely addictive. Using barramundi gives it a softer and more ethereal texture as well as making it a little cleaner tasting!

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Balinese Style Grilled Plate Size Barramundi with Sambal Matah

This dish is simplicity at its best. It always takes me back to when I was married in Bali and we would always go to the beaches of Jimbaran to have freshly grilled seafood over burning coconut husks…served simply with this fresh style of Sambal unique to the region called “sambal matah”.

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Gluten Free Malaysian Fish Curry with Blistered Snow Peas & Sugar Snap Peas

Indulge in the delightful flavours of Malaysia with this Gluten-Free Malaysian Fish Curry, accompanied by the vibrant crunch of Blistered Snow Peas and Sugar Snap Peas.

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Scandi Seafood Smorgasbord

With something for everyone, this Scandi seafood smorgasbord is the perfect way to impress your guests or enjoy a special family dinner.

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Chilean Style Hot Crab Dip

Perfect to serve when entertaining, this creamy crab dip is topped with manchego cheese and grilled until golden and bubbling.

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Green Tomato and Mussel Pasta

Heirloom tomatoes range in variety from apple to deep green, stripped and speckled. These varieties are green even when they are ripe. They have a fresh flavour with a subtle floral sweetness. Look for ones that have smooth and firm skin. With green heirloom tomatoes paired with green-lipped mussels, basil, rocket and spinach pasta, this meal is a real green feast.

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Salmon Sashimi with Pickled Pink Oyster Mushroom & Shallot Dressing

Oyster mushrooms are a delicate fan-shaped variety of the fungi family. Pink oyster mushrooms are a blushed variety. Popular at farmers’ markets, they have both a delicate texture and flavour, that pairs beautifully with this salmon sashimi and shallot dressing.

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San Francisco Style Clam Chowder

Try this warming clam chowder served San Francisco style inside a sourdough cob loaf. Topped with crispy streaky bacon, this couldn’t be more tasty.

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Fast Coconut and Corn Soup with Scallops and Chilli

Use your pantry staples to create this delicious Fast Coconut and Corn Soup with Scallops and Chilli Recipe

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Pasta Risottata with Tomato, Cavalo Nero & Clams

Risottata is a risotto-style way of cooking pasta. So easy to make, just add the pasta to the saucepan with liquid and stir until tender and the sauce has thickened.

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Seafood Mixed Grill with King Prawns, Squid and Scallops

You can’t go wrong with seafood beautifully charred on the bbq. Can’t decide between king prawns, squid and scallops – why not have them all? Variously topped with hibiscus salt, a lightly sweet and zippy ancho chilli romesco sauce, and a mint and taramasalata dressing – this spread has all bases covered.

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Gin & Pepper Berry Glazed Side of Trout 

Brushed with a smokey gin and pepper berry glaze, this sticky and golden trout is perfect for entertaining guests. Serve with a pangrattato and radicchio salad and baby lemon balm.

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Kedgeree With Smoked Salmon

This mouth-watering kedgeree with eggs and smoked salmon is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Fast and simple to make, this versatile dish would suit any meal time – but we think it’s perfect for a Sunday brunch.

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Mānuka Smoked Lamb Leg with Green Lip Mussel Salsa and Kūmara and Watercress Gratin

Previous Masterchef NZ winners Kasey and Karena Bird have collaborated with Silver Fern Farms to create a new lamb recipe especially for Matariki celebrations.

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Lemon and Garlic Cockles with Creamy Semolina

Many shy away from cooking shellfish, thinking it involves a lot of fuss. But you couldn’t conjure up a quicker dinner than a stockpot full of fresh cockles, herbs, and the dregs of yesterday’s wine.

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Mussel and Burnt Butter Mushroom Pasta

Farmed green-lipped mussels are one of Aotearoa’s aquaculture success stories. The sweet, plump flesh compliments a huge variety of ingredients and they’re an incredible source of protein. This delicious Mussel & Burnt Butter Mushroom Pasta is the perfect way to use them and will be greatly enjoyed!

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Crab and Potato Croquettes with Taramasalata Aioli Recipe

This flavoursome Crab and Potato Croquettes with Taramasalata Aioli Recipe is sure to have guests going back for seconds and […]

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