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Dinner at Kamahi Cottage

(Please order one set of menu choices per party).

  • Dinners at Kamahi Cottage are by prior arrangement

  • You're very welcome to dine in the homestead with us

  • If you'd like an intimate, private dinner, we'll deliver your meals to the cottage whenever it suits you

  • If possible, we appreciate 24 hours’ notice to ensure that your choices are available


Entrée selections

  • Mushrooms & Bacon in a whiskey & thyme cream sauce – served on homemade toasted ciabatta bread

  • Rustic tomato soup – freshly made with seasonal herbs

  • Slow Roasted Pears with garlic & rosemary served with a hot bacon dressing, blue cheese, roasted hazelnuts & home grown salad greens

  • Grilled Polenta Wedges topped with a homemade tomato sauce & melted cheese

  • Indian Lime, Coconut & Shrimp Soup – a delicately flavoured, slightly spicy soup

  • New Zealand Green-lipped Mussels with a Thai coconut cream sauce or a tangy chilli coriander dressing – served with toasted homemade ciabatta bread

  • Swiss style cheese and savoury Egg Custard Quiche served with salad greens


Main Course selections

(All served with fresh seasonal vegetables and/or homegrown salad greens)

  • Lemon-crusted fresh coastal Fish baked with a lemon/parsley crumb topping – served with a fresh fruit salsa & a layered potato bake

  • Chilli & Coriander Grilled Chicken served with Asian style noodles

  • Roast Lamb flavoured with garlic, rosemary & lemon – served with oven roasted potato wedges

  • Chicken roasted with red wine & grapes – served with a creamy potato mash

  • Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breasts with a parsley, lemon and garlic stuffing, baked on a bed of sliced tomatoes – served with a cheesy potato bake

  • Pork Chops 'de luxe' oven baked with a creamy mushroom topping – served with lemon/garlic pasta

  • Prime Beef Fillet with a cream mustard sauce – served with rosti (Swiss potato pancake)

  • Grilled New Zealand Salmon with a creamy lemon, basil & sundried tomato couli, served with oven roasted potatoes

  • "Bangers and Mash" – the ultimate old-fashioned comfort food. Our traditional Bangers & Mash are served with sautéed onion rings, yummy gravy & fresh vegetables

  • Moroccan Chicken Casserole simmered with apricots, prunes & Middle Eastern spices – served with fragrant spicy couscous

  • Slow Roasted Lamb Shanks in a delicious spiced tomato sauce – served with Kumera mash (New Zealand sweet potato) & fresh vegetables


    Dessert selections

    • Plum Flan drizzled with plum syrup & served with fresh whipped cream

    • Moist Lemon & Yoghurt Cake served with fresh fruit slices & lemon cream

    • Queen of Souffles – individual toffee-glazed meringue soufflés served with Crème Anglaise

    • Orange & Cinnamon Meringues served with berry sauce and fresh whipped cream

    • Swiss Apple & Custard Flan with fresh whipped cream

    • Orange flavoured Chocolate Cake with berry couli & fresh whipped cream

    • Soft Meringue Roll filled with mango cream and served with a passionfruit/mango sauce

    • Pears simmered in orange & cinnamon-infused red wine syrup – served with freshly whipped cream & orange wafer biscuits or lemon shortbread

    • Lemon Silk Tart – served with fresh whipped cream

    These are just a few examples of dinner choices at Kamahi Cottage. I love to create new dishes – if you have a special request, please ask!

    We also have numerous vegetarian options and can cater for those with gluten and dairy intolerances.


    2 course dinner – $50 per person
    3 course dinner – $65 per person

    We also stock some fine New Zealand wines that you may like to choose to complement your dinner.

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