A summer visit to Central Otago means summer stone fruit. And so the trip across from Queenstown, through the Gibbston Valley and Kawarau Gorge, to Cromwell. An extremely large fruit sculpture greets our arrival, and we know we're there. Time for roadside stall stops, and stone fruit splendour. Peaches, nectarines, plums....Read More
A box of golden Central Otago apricots arrived on the doorstep this week, and we were again transported to the Cromwell roadside stall. This delivery represented that region so well. Apricots grow best in areas of cool winters, hot dry summers with plenty of sunshine hours and low humidity. And Central certainly provides this environment.
Apricots are perfect for drying, preserving and bottling, for future months. But there’s a super easy delicious way to enjoy them right now too.Read More