Crayfish nz recipes

scampi yum

scampi yum

 So much nicer than crayfish or prawns. I was lucky I even got a photo at all.  These beautiful glorious scampi were devoured in minutes
Rotorua Provides Toughest MasterChef Challenge Yet

Rotorua Provides Toughest MasterChef Challenge Yet

“Wai Ora was MasterChef’s specialist supplier and we sourced local products such as horopito (Māori pepper), kawakawa (Māori bush basil), Māori potatoes and koura (fresh-water crayfish), as well as other indigenous herbs and vegetables
**HAPPY NEW YEAR** Pics from our Road Trip

**HAPPY NEW YEAR** Pics from our Road Trip

sadly the crayfish was extremely chewy and rubbery with not much flavour. Heading out of town in the direction of KaikouraLunch in CheviotThe magnificent beach beside Kaikoura townshipThe magnificent Pohutakawa tree (NZ Christmas tree
Vintage Vogue 273, the Noir 40s dress

Vintage Vogue 273, the Noir 40s dress

I lined the bodice using a remnant of some lovely soft cotton, which has crayfish on it, cute. I picked them up at the Very Vintage Day Out, NZ$20, 30s or 40s brocade heels…score
Auckland Seafood Festival 2016

Auckland Seafood Festival 2016

Always popular at Auckland Seafood Festival are Auckland Fish Markets’ crayfish offering. We usually get the scampi $20 but this year we opted for crayfish instead
Are you prepared for an Emergency?

Are you prepared for an Emergency?

Kaikoura is world-renowned for it’s crayfish delicacy and the seasonal whale watching. Another good NZ website for advice on what to do during an earthquake (the Drop, Cover and Hold mantra), can be found here
Crayfish in Kaikoura to World War I in Blenheim

Crayfish in Kaikoura to World War I in Blenheim

nz. Originally we had planned on doing one of those trips but as we have been up close and personal with dolphins and even a whale on the good ship Cajun Moon we swapped that activity for a crayfish lunch with Debbie and Summer her daughter
...and so we had crayfish for dinner

...and so we had crayfish for dinner

Now split the crayfish tail in half through the length. Not sure how long it is since I've eaten crayfish but now I'm thinking I need to bribe Olie to get me enough for my secret kitchen evening
Christmas seafood platter

Christmas seafood platter

Place the cooked crayfish, prawns, oysters and lemons on top of the ice. 1. Fill a large platter with crushed ice
Foods to Try before You Die

Foods to Try before You Die

Kaikoura Crayfish. ‘kai’ meaning food and ‘koura’ meaning crayfish. A freshly caught and cooked crayfish is an absolute must try when visiting New Zealand
Seafood pancakes

Seafood pancakes

Clean seafood, use small portions. Make the sauce, butter, flour and milk, cook until thickened. Slowly saute seafood in butter
Singapore Chilli Crab

Singapore Chilli Crab

Place crayfish in freezer to render unconcious, then split in half lengthwise. (I prefer homemade tomato sauce, but Heinz tomato sauce also works really well and is gluten free)
Toast skagen

Toast skagen

Put sliced avocado and then crayfish/prawns on top. 150-200g peeled crayfish tails or prawns. Mix the egg yolk and the mustard in a bowl
24. Masu

24. Masu

ise ebi no taco (crayfish, spicy miso taco). In celebration of Auckland Restaurant Month, I will be posting 31 quick-fire reviews on 31 restaurants and cafes in the Auckland CBD and city fringe