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Warm salads

warm salads

Saturday September 10th 12.30pm to 4.30pm approx
Sunday September 11th 10am to 2pm approx

whats in season
quick dishes from the pan
healthy one bowl dishes
a treat that is sweet

$90 per person


Spuds and Kumara

spuds and kumara

Saturday 21st May 1pm to 5pm approx
Sunday 22nd May 9am to 1pm

every day simple ideas
the joy of duck fat tatties
what to do with left overs
Salads ideas
$90 per person


Fantastic class . A mixed group of people enjoyed an fun, fine day at Te Pahi. The buzz of digging our own kumara and then cooking with duck fat were the two voted highlights of the day. Thank you to those who attended.


Small plates and tapas style food

Saturday 2 April 1pm to 5pm approx
Sunday 3 April 9am to 1pm approx

simple casual food to share
ideas from the sea
from the farm
and from the garden
$90 per person

Avocado and Bacon Tapas

What fun it was introducing people to the classic Spanish style of eating. For me, and us in New Zealand I believe, it is about the style of cookery and eating, more than the ingredients. Take our wonderful array of seasonal ingredients, add some simple techiques and serve them in a ‘shared style of eating’. Dont over think it or overwork it, pick one or two main ingedients, work them with simple techiques and you will have plates of sharing food to proudly grace any occasion.

A bowl or plate or marinated fresh fish with avocado a great example

the magic of fire

Wood fired cookery

Sunday 6 march 10am to 2pm approx

crank up the wood fired oven
breads and meats
fire up the BBQ
vegetables and seafood
condiments to accompany
$95 per person
note content may change due to the weather


‘What fun cooking with a wood fire is’.. a comment from  someone who enjoyed the wood fire experience

lighting a good fire
the importance of quality wood
the wood taste factor
the range of foods suited to a wood fire