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Shapeshifter Share Recipe Prior to Sacred Hill Show

With "Cacio e Pepe" being the height of food fashion lately, meaning cheese and pepper, we thought we could offer this super easy variation on a simple cheese and pasta dish.

500g of fusilli caserecci pasta (thinner and more tightly “twisted” than regular fusilli), alternatively use spiral pasta or spaghetti
A dozen asparagus
1 tablespoon of butter
A small mountain of grated parmesan (about 200g)
Salt and pepper for seasoning

Bring a pot of water to the boil.

Take a dozen asparagus stalks, holding at the base and halfway along, and bend till the asparagus snap. Discard the thicker part and keep the tips. Cut the asparagus into 2-3cm pieces.

Put fusilli caserecci pasta in the pot, followed by the asparagus, and boil for 9 minutes. When both the asparagus and pasta are cooked, remove and strain.

Return to the pot and add butter, a small mountain of grated parmesan, a dash of salt and liberal amounts of pepper, and serve hot with a side salad and a delicious glass of Sacred Hill wine! We suggest the Sacred Hill Reserve Savignon Blanc.

Handy Tip:
If you want to ‘NZ’ it up a bit and add that classic summer flavor, you can barbeque up the asparagus with peppercorns to add some zing!

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Having just released their latest album ‘Stars’, this summer, the iconic kiwi band, Shapeshifter will be taking their stadium-sized sounds (both new and old) to Sacred Hill winery in the Dartmoor Valley on December 29th.

Sacred Hill has crafted some of New Zealand’s most iconic wines. Sacred Hill opens its Cellar Door to the public on special occasions and with the venue nestled in rural Hawkes Bay’s classic ‘wine country’ Shapeshifter’s electric performance is sure to have audiences transfixed by their stunning surroundings.

To help make the most of the unique setting, and really amplify the feeling of a Kiwi summer well spent, The Upbeats, Ladi6 and Sunshine Sound System support Shapeshifter at their Sacred Hill show.

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