Join us in Ōtautahi on Sat 25th June
We are lining up for this weekends Fiery Feast, which will be a wonderful way to celebrate community, understanding and connection during Matariki.
We'll keep you warm all evening (the main event is in the Ilex Cafe), and there will be story-telling and kai presented by Māori chefs and presenters including Jonny Schwass, Josh Hunter from Whakapapa of Your Kai and Junior Tana from Pūmau Productions, supported by Mat Johns and Rod Thomson of Base Food By Fire.
The evening will begin with waiata in the conservatory and will be studded with special moments connecting us to this time of year.
There will be four courses matched with organic Greystone Wines and Brew Moon beer from Waipara / North Canterbury or non-alcoholic alternatives.
Check out the Kai offering for the evening:
● Tūna & Pūhā
● Thar Tartare
● Kōura & Kānga
Moki, Kūtai & clams cooked in bull kelp over hot oak coals served with kina roe & condensed milk mayo, Rēwena bread & seaweed butter, pickled red & white radish, turnips & golden beets
Celebration of Kūmara
Various kūmara & urenika potatoes cooked in coffee, dehydrated, fermented, pickled, preserved, pureed, smoked, roasted and fried
Whole poaka / pig cooked slowly over plum and cherry coals
Served with wood roasted tītī & a feasting table of watercress, foraged mushrooms, native spinach, collard greens, heirloom carrots, black apple vinegar, apple sauce, smoked chicken gravy
Cauldron of tea cooked over fire sweeten and finished with oat milk
Steamed burnt sugar sponge cake with laced custard
‘Tinned’ persimmon, rhubarb & quince
Iti Rēwena bread & sugar biscuits to take away and enjoy the next morning
Tickets are selling out - so act quickly yo secure your seat here.
This event it brought to you by Eat New Zealand & Ngāi Tahu as part of our Feast Matariki celebrations.
Join us in Õtautahi / Christchurch on Sat 25th June!