Cuisine

Enjoy your leisurely gourmet breakfast feast at Picton's McCormick House.

Only the freshest ingredients are sourced, including: local organic home grown produce picked from our garden,fresh eggs courtesy of the McCormick House hens, local salmon from Queen Charlotte Sound, home baked bread and home made muesli.

Antipasto Platter.

Antipasto cheese platter at your luxury Picton accommodation

Choose our delicious platter selection as an alternative light meal.

Enjoy relaxed dining either indoors, or alfresco in your choice of garden setting.

Your platter includes seasonal local, bread, cheeses,spreads, meat and fruit. NZ$40

Purchase a bottle of local Marlborough wine, from the McCormick House wine cellar.

Please order in advance and advise if you have any special dietary preferences or allergies.

Wine selection

Carl and Jeanne have an excellent selection of New Zealand wines.

They regularly visit their local world class Marlborough wineries to source only the finest wines for their cellar. Included are a range of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Rose' Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The perfect match to compliment your antipasto platter.

For that special occasion, choose a bottle of chilled local bubbles delivered to your room.

Recipes

Home Made Museli

Prep 15min
Makes 5 cups (20 servings):
8 cups Jumbo rolled oats
2cups thread coconut
1 cup coarsely chopped almonds
2 cups whole cashew nuts
12-16 coarsely chopped brazil nuts
1 cup honey
3/4 cup apple juice
1/2 cup neutral oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup dried cranberries
1 cup coarsely chopped dried apricots
and or dried mangos (optional)

Preheat oven to 150deg C. Divide the rolled oats, coconuts and nuts between 2 large roasting trays and mix to combine. In a small saucepan or microwave- proof bowl heat honey and apple juice, stirring until honey is disolved. Remove from heat and stir in oil and vanilla.

Divide honey mixture between the 2 trays of dry ingredients, adding about a third at a time and mixing well between additions to coat evenly.

Bake until crisp and golden (about 40 to 45min), stirring regularly to ensure even cooking. Remove from the oven and stir in the cranberries, apricots and/or mangos (if using). Allow to cool before storing in an airtight container for up to a month.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

175g butter
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
1/4 tsp vanilla essence
1/2 cup chocolate chips

Melt butter. Sift flour, baking powder and sugar into bowl. Make a well in centre of dry ingredients. Add sweetened condensed milk, vanilla essence and melted butter to dry ingredients. Mix untill well combined. Mix in chocolate chips. Roll heaped tablespoonsful of mixture into balls.
Place on greased oven tray and flatten with fork.
Bake at 180deg C for 15 minutes or until golden.
Makes abour 24.

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