Recipes for Plum sauce, Tomato relish and Beetroot chutney

{ Posted on Mar 26 2014 by Renée }
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We’ve had several guests asking about some of our condiment recipes so I thought I’d publish them on our website for everyone to use. Our Tomato Relish and Plum Sauce are from the Edmond’s Cookbook with the a few differences mostly ...Read More »

Rosehips from the Waimakariri valley, Arthur’s Pass

{ Posted on Aug 12 2013 by Renée }
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We're experimenting with drying rosehips picked from the briar roses in the Waimakariri valley. It's very late in the season to be drying them but we'll see how it goes. We have made Rosehip syrup before which has been very ...Read More »

Weedbusting in Arthur’s Pass

{ Posted on Dec 09 2012 by Renée }
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We've hosted a couple of hale and hearty young chaps who spent a day removing weeds in the Bealey River in Arthur's Pass National Park.  We sent Dan and Kyle out for the day with local Weedbuster coordinator,  Graeme. The weather ...Read More »

Wwoofers helping out in our garden

{ Posted on Dec 09 2012 by Renée }
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For those of you not familiar with the anagram for wwoofers it refers to 'willing workers on organic farms'. While we are not an organic farm we are building an organic garden and have plenty of jobs for helpers in ...Read More »

Drum roll please……..introducing the new guest bathroom

{ Posted on Oct 30 2012 by Renée }
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After years in the planning we now have a new bathroom for our B&B guests.  Check out the pic below to see the gorgeous new tiled shower (the first ever in Arthur's Pass) and the polished rimu floor. We are ...Read More »