Delicious summer recipes

By Lauraine Jacobs In Recipes

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20th December, 2012
As the launch cruised through the still waters of Kenepuru and Pelorus sounds, cribs set in the glossy-green native bush seemed to spy on us. I was on the Greenshell Mussel Cruise, a daily excursion that departs from Havelock, deep in the Marlborough Sounds. The skipper, a mine of information, told us the history of the region’s early settlers and gave us facts and figures about the greenshell mussel industry. From our anchorage near a mussel farm, I could see a series of long ropes in tidy rows floating on the water, tethered to sturdy buoys. Mussels grow in the clear waters of the sounds, ...

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