Rare Fare is a signature dish that celebrates the essence of Marlborough. This year local cafes and restaurants will take on the challenge to showcase what Marlborough food means to them, vying to be named the Rare Fare Marlborough winners.The best part about this is that you get to taste the results! These delicious dishes from our talented entrants are available on their menus from Monday 15th April until Sunday 19th May 2019.
Our Premium Game has been used in three of the plates entered.
Photos by Richard Briggs
Event hosted by Feast Marlborough
WILD HUNT: Hans Herzog Estate
Rare roasted fallow deer, brushed with Murphys Black Garlic, coated in crisp quinoa to emphasize the crackle of the bush under foot. Served with beautifully roasted Old Road Estate figs, deep coffee caramelised estate walnuts and a creamy celeriac puree. A generous serving for two to share over a bottle while showcasing the diversity of our amazing region. Matched with Hans Herzog Estate 2015 Zweigelt. — with Marlborough Garlic Ltd - NZ Garlic & Shallot growers, Old Road Estateand Hans Herzog Estate at Marlborough New Zealand.
FLAVOURS OF THE FOREST Punga Cove Resort
Wild fallow venison paired with Manuka smoked potatoes, charred shallots, pickled Marlborough cherries, chestnut puree, pistachio & foraged horopito crust. Matched with Fromm 'Fromm Vineyard' Syrah 2016 — with Premium Game LTD, Blenheim - NZ Wild Meat, Marlborough Garlic Ltd - NZ Garlic & Shallot growers and Fromm Winery.
MARLBOROUGH WILD GAME VENISON Bay of Many Coves
Marlborough wild venison loin with Marlborough creamed honey and roasted parsnip puree, Marlborough garlic noir salt crisp and a Cranky Goat cheese mousse, served with a Villa Maria cabernet sauvignon juniper jus. Matched with Giesen Clayvin Syrah 2017. — with Premium Game LTD, Blenheim - NZ Wild Meat, Marlborough Garlic Ltd - NZ Garlic & Shallot growers and Giesen Wines.