Wild Venison and Wild West Coast Whitebait

By Alison on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 in Menus. No Comments

We source our wild venison from “Wild Gourmet” – the deer are roaming wild in the Marlborough region of the South Island and are dispatched by professional licensed hunters. All of the animals are wild, living the life nature intended for them. No need for cramped and stressful transport which reduces the quality of the […]


Dinner Menu Friday 8th August 2014

By Alison on Friday, August 8th, 2014 in Menus. No Comments

Friday 8th August 2014 Dinner Menu Homemade Cauliflower Soup Seared Canterbury Duck Breast with Orange and Star Anise  Sweet Potato Mash Homegrown Carrot Salad Coconut and Cashew “Panna Cotta” Poached Pear


Birthday Dinner for 28th June 2014

By Alison on Saturday, June 28th, 2014 in Menus. No Comments

Saturday 28th June 2014 Birthday Dinner Menu for Michael and Anne from Nelson Hot Smoked Salmon Gougere –  please be seated promptly for this at 7pm!                                                                                                Seared Canterbury Duck Breast with Orange and Star Anise Orange Root Mash- Pumpkin, Sweet Potato and Carrot Char-grilled Homegrown Cauliflower with Tomato Fennel and Capers Pear and Almond […]


Dinner menu tonight with some vegetarian extras

By Alison on Saturday, December 28th, 2013 in Menus. No Comments

Sunday 29th December2013 Dinner Menu Classic Nicoise with a few Extras Grilled Rib Eye Steak Crispy Potatoes Homegrown Sweetcorn or Mild Chickpea and vegetable korma Steamed Rice Fresh Fruit Salad with homegrown Raspberries Fresh Curds OR New Zealand Artisan Cheese Selection Served with homemade Quince Jelly & Home baked Crackers Karikaas Vintage Maasdam Mercer Vintage […]


Thursday 19th December 2013

By Alison on Thursday, December 19th, 2013 in Menus. No Comments

Thursday 19th December 2013 Dinner Menu Homegrown Asparagus Frothy Hollandaise Quail Eggs Poached Salmon Fillet Beetroot Relish Basil Mayonnaise New Season Jersey Benne Potatoes Fresh Sweetcorn from our garden Lumberjack Cake – fig and apple sponge  topped with caramelized coconut Hoki Poki Ice cream OR New Zealand Artisan Cheese Selection Served with homemade Quince Jelly […]


Dinner tonight at Birds Ferry Lodge

By Alison on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 in Menus. No Comments

Wednesday 23rd October 2013 Homegrown Broad Beans With fresh herbs and prosciutto Oven Roasted Chicken Breast stuffed with mozzarella green olives & pesto Soft Polenta Cauli-sprouts and Broccoli Sprouts  fresh from our garden Bannoffi Chocolate Brownie Homemade Salted Caramel Icecream


Dinner 21.10.13

By Alison on Sunday, October 20th, 2013 in Menus. No Comments

Monday 21st October 2013 Homegrown Asparagus and Quails Eggs With Frothy Hollandaise Soy, Lemon and Maple Glazed Salmon Crispy potatoes Fresh Garden Salad Sultana Sour Cream Tart Homemade Vanilla Ice cream


Dinner Menu – “A taste of new Zealand in Winter” Tuesday 30th July 2013

By Alison on Monday, July 29th, 2013 in Menus. No Comments

Dinner Menu  – “A taste of new Zealand in Winter” Tuesday 30th July 2013 Nile River Whitebait Oven Grilled Green lip Mussels with Arriabatta  Sauce and aged New Zealand Cheddar Slow Cooked West Coast Lamb Leg with Karengo Frond Dumplings Homegrown Cauliflower and  Manuka Honey Glazed Carrots Sticky Gingerbread Slice Feijoa Icecream