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.
Make sure to tune in to THEROCK 91.3 for your chance to win Premium Game Venison for your Summer BBQ.
Listen in on Friday the 14th of December for clues, the first person to correctly guess where Rudolph has crash landed landed will win $150 worth of Premium Game venison for the summer barbie.
The prize can also be purchased here
Premium Game Ltd is now under new ownership. Darren, Sarah, Nick & Bekka Clifford would like to announce that they are now the new owners of Premium Game. We will now be trading as Premium Game 2018 Ltd.
We would like to take this opportunity to welcome both existing and new suppliers & customers. We are excited about the future of Premium Game and look forward to building on the existing business and bringing innovation to the current range of product and services.
Coming from an agricultural background - Darren & Nick are both passionate foodies who love working with exquisite ingredients, to create memorable food experiences, and share a vision of delivering a ‘field to plate’ experience and producing culinary meats - to empower and enable customers to utilise this natural resource.
Several of the existing staff have been retained within our team, and we look forward to welcoming new team members over the coming months. We endeavor to contact all existing suppliers and customers and look forward to discussing future opportunities.
New Zealand editor at bluenotes, Briar McCormack chats to Darren and Sarah Clifford...
National Sausage Day (Friday 19th October) is a day to celebrate the Kiwi summer icon.
serves 4 - 6
Cooking Time 1 hrs 15 mins
We would like to congratulate the restaurant teams and chefs at each of the top 100 New Zealand restaurants recently announced by Cuisine Magazine as finalists for the Cuisine Good Food Awards 2018.
Lead assessor Kerry Tyack said “The list recognises innovation, consistency, delivery of promise, value and satisfaction. While there are others who deserve applause and support, these are the best of the best, those of which Kiwis can be immensely proud.”
We are extremely proud to supply and work with a number of the restaurants named as the most influential in the country including:
Urban Oyster Bar & Eatery
Botswana Butchery - Queenstown
We wish the best of luck to all finalists for the 15 October, when the Cuisine Good Food Award Hats will be announced.