Best Of New Zealand With Nick Honeyman

January 2018

Season 1 Episode 8 - Otago-Southland

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Nick kicks things off with an early morning sky dive and visits a High Country deer farm to see how red deer are raised. He prepares delectable picnic dishes featuring venison. He flies out to meet lobster boats and makes an incredible sashimi lobster dish. Sheep’s milk makes great cheese but Nick discovers a flock that are being milked to make butter. He makes a Spaghetti Carbonara with Italian-style sheep milk pecorino cheese and a healthy smoothie made from fresh sheep’s milk.

Season 1 Episode 7 - Waikato

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Nick meets one of New Zealand's leading race horse owners. He's also a major beef farmer, so Nick makes a delectable beef sirloin dish with chimichurri sauce. Dropping into New Zealand's organic tea plantation for a cup of tea, Nick creates a classic French chocolate tart with a green oolong tea twist. Nick discovers why Feijoas are popular in New Zealand, and whips up swordfish poisson cru, and Feijoa curd.

Season 1 Episode 6 - Canterbury

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Nick hangs out with a beekeeper and tries honey straight from a hive. He drops into an old homestead and makes sticky chicken drumsticks and an elderflower and honey cordial. Canterbury is famous for grain production, so Nick wades through a wheat field and then visits a farmer’s house to make Peasant Bread. He finds out how to grow the best cherries and makes a delectable cherry dessert.

Season 1 Episode 5 - Auckland

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Over the Auckland harbour bridge, Nick meets a family who own a boutique vineyard and a farmer who raises Southdown sheep, before preparing a classic roast lamb dish with a twist, matched with a local wine. He then visits a Free Range chicken farm and heads to a five star location to cook a whole chicken in salt pastry casing.

Season 1 Episode 4 - Bay Of Plenty

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Nick goes paddling on the harbour with an Olympic kayaker, then visits an avocado orchard where he prepares a healthy avocado salad and an avocado and coconut-water smoothie. Nick discovers the importance of good stock and prepares a seafood chowder by the beach. He flies by helicopter over kiwifruit orchards and discovers the sweetest tasting gold and green kiwifruit, before making a marinated beef dish and a kiwifruit clafoutis dessert.

Season 1 Episode 3 - Hawkes Bay

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After visiting New Zealand's biggest olive oil grove, Nick cooks up a Mediterranean seafood stew. At a High Country sheep station, he finds out why New Zealand lamb really is the best in the world before making a French Rack of Lamb dish on the barbecue. Ruby red apples are delicious, especially in a beef carpaccio, and a deconstructed apple crumble for dessert.

Season 1 Episode 2 - Northland

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Nick starts his journey at a cheese factory, where they make a huge variety of European-style cheeses by hand. He makes a warm snapper fish and asparagus salad with whipped Feta Cheese. He meets a family who are passionate about growing avocados and makes a warm cucumber, salmon and avocado salad with sesame dressing. Blueberries and lemons grow in this warm region and he makes a delectable chocolate mousse with hokey pokey topping served with fresh blueberries.

Season 1 Episode 1 - Marlborough

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Nick Honeyman embarks on a culinary journey around New Zealand, sampling some of the best and freshest produce, like Extra Virgin Oil from Hawkes Bay, avocadoes from Bay of Plenty, and venison from Central Otago. He first travels to a floating salmon farm and cooks an Asian-style salmon noodle dish, and a twist on a classic French dish. He visits a family-owned winery to discover why the Marlborough region is the Sauvignon blanc capital of the world and prepares steak with blue cheese butter, a...