A celebration of all things wild from the West Coast, the Hokitika Wildfoods Festival has something for everyone. This year’s festival-goers can enjoy all the usual wild treats with some exciting gourmet options. For the foodies there will be marinated tuna, whitebait patties, gourmet sausages, smoked high country salmon and an assortment of game meat. Some of the newer additions include chicken’s feet, clams and hangi.
For a challenge, experience some of the wilder foods. The iconic Festival huhu grubs are on the menu along with mountain oysters, crocodile bites, grasshoppers and snails. The Festival is all about exposing your palate to something new.
Tasting the Wild – Pick of the Week
Smoked saddle of wild hare on a potato nut rosti with red wine shallot reduction
If you wish to be a part of the festival please send us an application
2014 Stallholder Competitions Winners
2014 Best Overall Stall – Crouching Grasshopper
2014 Best Community Stall First place - Holy Smoke Cafe
2014 Best Community Stall runners up – Soropmists Secret and
Crispy Coastal Shark
2014 Best New Food
Blue River Dairy - All the Tastes of Sheep
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