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2019 Participants, Amayjen & Pacifica

Hawke’s Bay & Gisborne

Plate of Origin Dish: Torched venison on a bed of sweetcorn pudding, fresh sweetcorn kernels, mushroom meringue shards, organic Te Pekepekekiore, fondant Agria Potatoes with roasted peanuts, cocoa nib and vanilla crumb, reduced venison jus, garnished with freshly foraged herbs and fennel.

Hero Ingredients: (1) Wild Red Venison at First Light Venison from Manawatu and (2) the Hill Croft Te Pekepekekiore Lions Mane mushrooms from Bay View, Hawkes Bay.

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2019 Participants, Fat Farmer & Culprit

Auckland & Northland


Plate of Origin Dish: Angus Pure Beef with Curious Cropper green tomatoes, flat iron steak, braised beef cheek, tomato marmalade, coffee grind rub and salt, and smoked sour cream.

Hero Products:  (1) Angus Pure Beef sourced and produced from the following Angus Studs in the Manawatu region: Atahua Angus, Ngaputahi Angus, Pine Park Angus  and Merchiston Angus  with (2) Green tomatoes sourced and grown at Curious Croppers , Clevedon, Auckland

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