Tradie BBQ: Beer-Steamed Mussels

Serves: 2 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Ingredients: Olive oil 1 chorizo sausage, roughly chopped 1 shallot, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp butter 1 tsp smoked paprika 1.5-2kg NZ green-lipped mussels, cleaned and de-bearded 1/2 can beer (use your favourite) 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped

The Kaikoura Honey Hole

Some people are die hard fishos, but that’s not me. I prefer to hold my breath and shoot my fish rather than hooking them. However, this trip to Kaikōura almost had me convinced on the rod and reel option. This story follows on from our West Coast hunting mission, which