WINTER 2021 MENU

 

Where possible we use ORGANIC & LOCAL ingredients, and our own

GARDEN GROWN produce.

We use local butcher shops for GRASS-FED & FREE-RANGE meat, chicken & eggs.

Our fish comes from the Hawkes Bay and is processed and couriered to us on the

DAY-OF-THE-CATCH. 

​ We also have an excellent selection of

FINE WINES & CHAMPAGNES

Please give us at least 1 OR 2 DAYS NOTICE if you intend to eat with us

so that we can work out your menu with you, as your first choice may not be available. 

Please note that all food service is an additional charge and is subject to NZ Goods & Services Tax.

Payment by credit card may also incur a 3.18% credit card processing surcharge.

 

BREAKFAST

Breakfast will be served to your room, or on the deck adjoining your accommodations,

ANY TIME AFTER 8:30 AM

(Please specify when you check-in)

THE SIMPLE BREAKFAST

(Toasted muesli & yoghurt + toasted bread & home-made preserves + seasonal fruit & fruit juice)

THE EGG BREAKFAST

(Eggs any style + toasted bread & home-made preserves + seasonal fruit & fruit juice)

​THE TRADITIONAL BREAKFAST

(The Simple Breakfast + eggs any style + bacon, mushrooms & grilled or sliced tomato)

​BREAKFAST SIDES

(Eggs, bacon, fresh fruit, mushrooms, avocado, tomatoes, or cheese)

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DINNER

​If you are more than one person dining then

PLEASE CHOOSE THE SAME COURSES 

Guests staying in the VIOLA STUDIO may order the SET MENU only. 

We also serve this meal in both guesthouses as an early dinner for guests on the

FOOTPRINTS TOUR

 SET MENU 

($30.00 per person)

Choice of either

TRADITIONAL SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE

made with beef, organic tomatoes, red wine & fresh rosemary

OR

SPAGHETTI PUTTANESCA

for vegetarians/vegans.

The Set Menu dinner is served with garlic bread and salad or vegetables. 

 

Guests staying in the

LOTUS GUESTHOUSE

may  order from the SET MENU above, or  ALA CARTE from the menu below 

STARTERS & SOUPS

($15.00)

​ SPANISH STYLE GARLIC PRAWNS

GRILLED HALLOUMI & VEGETABLE SALAD

LEEK, POTATO & BACON SOUP

RICH ITALIAN MUSHROOM SOUP

All are served with crusty bread

MAINS DISHES

($40.00)

GREEK SLOW- ROAST LAMB

Served with yoghurt & garlic sauce

(for 4 guests only)

CYPRIOT BEEF BRISKET

Cooked with red wine, spices, orange zest & roasted shallots

MIDDLE EASTERN LAMB SHANK TAGINE 

Cooked with grilled vegetables

SLOW ROASTED PORK BELLY

Rubbed with crushed pepper, fennel & garlic & served with caramelized red cabbage & apples

GREEK ROASTED CHICKEN PIECES

 Cooked with lemon, yoghurt, tomatoes, feta cheese & olives

PAN-FRIED CHICKEN BREAST

With breadcrumbs, tarragon, Parmesan cheese & lemon zest in a creamy white wine sauce

 

LIGHTLY DEVILLED CHICKEN

WITH PASTA

Cooked in a rich Italian tomato sauce

GOAN TERAHIKI CURRY

Served with rice, homemade chutney & side dishes

ROASTED MUSHROOMS & FRENCH ONION RISOTTO

 With your choice of either double smoked pancetta OR blue cheese 

Rice & Pasta dishes are served with seasonal vegetables OR a salad only.

All other Mains are served with seasonal vegetables OR a salad, AND your choice of either Israeli Couscous

OR crunchy herbed potatoes OR garlic mashed potatoes made with virgin olive oil.

 

DESSERT

($15.00)

HOMEMADE VANILLA, ALMOND & CINNAMON ICE CREAM

With a dark chocolate & espresso sauce

OLD FASHIONED CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

With whipped cream & walnuts