As autumn brings cooler weather, some here in New Zealand tilt their head to the sky listening, and watching for feathers in flight. While most of us are preparing for the coming winter, many are busying themselves, setting out decoys and preparing their mai mai for the coming opening of duck shooting season. I remember as a young child, getting up early on opening morning donning my winter woollies and heading down to the pond with Uncle Shorty and his dog. Sitting in the mai mai, waiting for the right moment, watching my Uncle quietly raising the gun to his shoulder, hearing the shot, smelling the smoke is such a vivid memory.
Here’s a simple recipe to keep you warm inside this winter. Thanks to the shooters – that’s Wardy our local sales rep and his family