Christchurch Farmers' Market

Riccarton House

16 Kahu Road


Christchurch 8014

New Zealand

Tel 03 348 6190

Figs with Labneh & Honey

20 minutes

Glorious figs are back at the market so I made this for my family last Saturday night:

Potted Blue Cheese & Walnuts

20 minutes

Great as part of a grazing platter .....

Roasted Cauliflower

30 minutes

Jax Hamilton gave me some of her dukkah from her cooking demonstration on Saturday so I have made this recipe.


1/3 Cup Hazelnuts (WhiteHeart Nut Butter Chipotle Hazelnut Handfuls)

1/4 cup Sesame seeds

1 1/2 Tbsp Coriander Seeds

1Tbsp Cumin Seeds

Pinch Salt


Brussel Sprouts

30 minutes

Brussel Sprouts are in season and this recipe may just convert you to a lover of the humble sprout. 

Chocolate, orange, chilli tarts

30 minutes

These tarts are made from the wonderful chocolate sold at Bennetto Chocolate and can be individual or one tart.

Copy Of -Feijoa Crumble

30 minutes

Bang on season with this recipe. Feijoa's are all over the market right now so snap some up and create this one cold evening...

Pumpkin Custard

1 hour and 30 minutes

A delicious sweet but spicy dessert. Something a little different...

Kasundi Chutney

1 1/2 hours

This Indian style chutney is an aromatic, spicy blend that is a great accompaniment to any curry, topping for nann bread and even eats well on crackers and breads. It bursts with flavour and smells delightful. 


10 mins

A easy, delicious Tunisian sauce for Salmon. You can either marinade salmon before cooking or you can drizzle the sauce over the salmon once it has been cooked...


20 minutes

Mariano was a long-time trader at the market and a wonderful, passionate person to go and have a chat to. We use his Malaguena sausage here in a delicious winter warming lentil dish ...

Bread and Butter Pudding

15 mins

This perfect winter dessert is from Raymond Blanc. Very easy and delicious...

Spicy Cressy Farm Pork Meatballs

20 mins

This recipe is a great one to have in your Winter recipe book. Easy to put together and is a nice change from using traditional beef mince. Cressy Farm have been with us at the market for many years and have a wonderful product. The flavour of their pork is beautiful...

Roasted Whole Quince

4 Hours

Look around the market at the moment and you will see a few more stalls popping up filled with these beautiful smelling yellow fruit. It is the season for Qunices right now and you need to make the most of them. If the least you can do is put some in a bowl and enjoy their brightness and aroma. If you have a bit of time up your sleeve and want to do something wonderful with these fruit taking the time to roast them with some spices will yield excellent results...



Figs in Chamomile Syrup

45 mins

We have had this wonderful recipe for Figs in our possession for a couple of years. We first published it back in Autumn 2012 in Feast mag. It is Fig season now so we thought it's a good one to bring back. It was given to us by Giulio of Roots restaurant in Lyttleton. Read on...

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