And just for the sake of ridiculousness: I found this in the airport on the way home. I almost really liked it, except that I didn't know half of the words.And just for the sake of ridiculousness: I found this in the airport on the way home. I almost really liked it, except that I didn't know half of the words.
Ah, fancy coffees. How I miss thee. But how I do not miss the lack of free wi-fi.Ah, fancy coffees. How I miss thee. But how I do not miss the lack of free wi-fi.
The Olive Cafe, Nelson, NZ.The Olive Cafe, Nelson, NZ.
Venison pot pie in the middle of the Southern AlpsVenison pot pie in the middle of the Southern Alps
Water with the best-tasting lemons ever. I actually asked the waiter what they were. Lemons. Just lemons.Water with the best-tasting lemons ever. I actually asked the waiter what they were. Lemons. Just lemons.
Pad thai take-outPad thai take-out
The best thing I ever ate: tofu panang curry. I liked it so much I ordered it twice.The best thing I ever ate: tofu panang curry. I liked it so much I ordered it twice.
Jam in a bucket!Jam in a bucket!
The Bin Inn. Where we bought a large quantity of nuts and dried fruit. Unfortunately the dried mango tasted like fish, but the rest kept us well nourished for days of travelling.The Bin Inn. Where we bought a large quantity of nuts and dried fruit. Unfortunately the dried mango tasted like fish, but the rest kept us well nourished for days of travelling.
That is one big honkin' leek.That is one big honkin' leek.
This was an awesome little grocery store in Nelson. Almost everything they sold was local.This was an awesome little grocery store in Nelson. Almost everything they sold was local.
Pumpkin soup. Kiwis do like their pumpkin.Pumpkin soup. Kiwis do like their pumpkin.
A traditional Kiwi burger, complete with fried egg and beetA traditional Kiwi burger, complete with fried egg and beet
Kiwis do love their coffee. Strong cofee. Coffee is everywhere. Like on the ground floor of our apartment building.Kiwis do love their coffee. Strong cofee. Coffee is everywhere. Like on the ground floor of our apartment building.
  • And just for the sake of ridiculousness: I found this in the airport on the way home. I almost really liked it, except that I didn't know half of the words.
  • Ah, fancy coffees. How I miss thee. But how I do not miss the lack of free wi-fi.
  • The Olive Cafe, Nelson, NZ.
  • Venison pot pie in the middle of the Southern Alps
  • Water with the best-tasting lemons ever. I actually asked the waiter what they were. Lemons. Just lemons.
  • Pad thai take-out
  • The best thing I ever ate: tofu panang curry. I liked it so much I ordered it twice.
  • Jam in a bucket!
  • The Bin Inn. Where we bought a large quantity of nuts and dried fruit. Unfortunately the dried mango tasted like fish, but the rest kept us well nourished for days of travelling.
  • That is one big honkin' leek.
  • This was an awesome little grocery store in Nelson. Almost everything they sold was local.
  • Pumpkin soup. Kiwis do like their pumpkin.
  • A traditional Kiwi burger, complete with fried egg and beet
  • Kiwis do love their coffee. Strong cofee. Coffee is everywhere. Like on the ground floor of our apartment building.

Back in September Charlie and I took a 3-week trip to New Zealand’s South Island.  If you ever have the chance to go, go.  It is an amazing place.

Here are some of the good foods I got to sample while we were there.

2 Responses to “Amazing foods in New Zealand”

  1. I stumbled upon your website searching for good eats in New Zealand and was hoping to read about the good eats, but something is wrong the the site and I can’t read anything.

    http://comohomestead.com/2010/12/amazing-foods-in-new-zealand/#

    That is the link I went to, and there just seams to be a bunch of headers. Thought I would let you know.

    Cheers.

  2. CoMo Homestead
    20 January 2011 at 6:56 pm #

    Yep, thanks! We’re moving servers and are still working some of the bugs out. Sorry about that. We’ll be back soon!


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