PUKEKO JUNCTION CAFÉ
We love to dine at Leithfield’s Pukeko Junction Café when we travel to Christchurch and particularly enjoy the seafood chowder. Could you please obtain the recipe? Yvette Watts, Tauranga
WHERE Pukeko Junction Café, 458 Ashworths Road (SH 1), Leithfield, Amberley, ph (03) 314 8834, www.pukekojunction.co.nz WHO Owners: Guy (chef) and Celine Graham. Cafe manager: Kate Hunter WHEN Open: 7 days 9am-4.30pm About 40-minutes’ drive north of Christchurch, at the gateway to the Waipara Valley and North Canterbury wine region, is the cheerful, buzzing, award-winning Pukeko Junction Café. The gourmet food is made in-house and includes breads, tarts, cakes, sauces and fresh salads. Enjoy a hearty breakfast with local free-range eggs, generous lunches from the deli, afternoon tea and great coffee. The café is bright and airy with a log fire and outdoor seating for sunny days.