Food Archive - Marlborough Wine and Food Festival

Like any festival worth their weight we had some amazing producers from all across the country at the 2018 Festival. See more below for who was there.


Top Tarts

Double Chococlate Praline Tart with Berry Compote Tiramisu Lemon Mousse with freish fruit & passionfruit syrup Blackcurrent Eton Mess

Wild Az

Pork belly burger – Twice cooked dry rubbed pork belly with Asian slaw, coriander salsa home made aioli and crackling. Venison and bacon burger – chill, coriander and venison pattie with streaky bacon, Asian slaw,…
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Liam’s Hungarian Langos

Hungarian style fried bread served with: Garlic and seasalt (DF, VG) Walnut and watercress pesto (V) Jalapeno and 4 herb harissa (DF, VG) Feta and tomato herb salad (V)

Karma Cola

Organic Fair-trade fizzy drinks. Karma Cola Sugar Free Karma Cola Summer Orangeade Lemmy Lemon Gingerella Blood Orange Black Currant Lime and Cranberry

Papa Cols Baked Potatoes

Papa Col’s Baked Potatoes and Kumara topped with various topping that include – Bacon & Cheese, Smoked Salmon, Chilli Mince, Mushrooms, Creamed Corn, Baked Beans (can be made GF, V, VG & DF) Papa Col’s…
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The Good Icecream Co

Gourmet Icecreams (GF) choc peanut butter, lemon meringue, coconut passionfruit (DF), salted caramel, espresso mocha, vanilla bean, strawberry marshmallow, sauvignon blanc sorbet. Smoothies (GF) blueberry + cinnamon, berry + honey, banana + banana, banana +…
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Feast Merchants

Royale Beef Sanwich – Horopito rubbed smoked brisket with onion jam, mustard mayo, cheese and dill pickle in Picton Village Bakkerij multigrain. (GF, DF available on request) Royale Vegetarian Sandwich – Cranky Goats smoked haloumi,…
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Posh Nosh Marlborough Ltd

Gourment Hand crafted sausage rolls: Moroccan chicken and pistacho with smoked lemon and mint yoghurt Rich beef, blue cheese and walnut with caramalised onion Pork, sage + fennel seed with cider pickled apple chutney

Smoked Marlborough

BBQ’ed Rai Valley Bacon, Avocado and Rocket Rolls Pete’s Natural Beverages

JP Seafood

Garlic Scallops (GF,DF) Scallop Sandwiches Prawn Cutlets (GF,DF) Seafood Chowder

Applications are now open for the New Zealand Home Chef Cook-Off Series!

The New Zealand Home Chef Cook-Off Series!

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Are you an amazing home cook that your friends and family tell you all the time that you have what it takes to be a professional? Then we’ve got an amazing opportunity for you.

We are calling out for New Zealand’s best home cooks to apply for the competition that’s run in the culinary pavilion during the 2019 Marlborough Wine and Food Festival. We’re looking for game home cooks to pair up with a professional chef and compete by cooking off using the same ingredients, same equipment, both live and on stage within 45 mins at the New World Culinary Pavilion! Each will be given a mystery box provided by New World Blenheim using amazing local Marlborough produce and competition for the ultimate title, the Marlborough Wine and Food Festival New World Culinary Pavilion Chef of the Year!

What you need to know:

  1. Applications open 1st October via the following link
  2. Finalists will be shortlisted and applications close 9.11.18
  3. Finalists will be announced during the programme launch (finalists will be asked to join the organisers in Marlborough for a party programme announcement)
  4. An MC and professional chef will be announced prior to the festival

What you’re competing for:

  • Title of Marlborough Wine and Food Festival New World Culinary Pavilion Chef of the Year
  • Trophy created with the above title and name (yours to keep for a year)
  • Tickets to the 2020 Marlborough Wine and Food Festival
  • Dinner for four guests, cooked by a professional chef (within Marlborough only)
  • New World Blenheim vouchers and more!

Click here to read all about what happens on the day and T&C’s of the programme

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