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Recipes

Asian Masterstock

Asian masterstock is one of the greatest assets you can have in your kitchen. It is incredibly versatile, imparts lots of flavour and, more importantly, lasts forever. In Asia, masterstocks are handed down from one generation to the next. The reason we call it Asian masterstock rather than Chinese masterstock […]

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Cubed Espresso Bar

Cubed Espresso Bar is a delightful place to enjoy a very good coffee while taking in the spectacular views over Eaglehawk Neck at the entrance to the Tasman Peninsula. The venue is essentially a lovingly restored and carefully re-designed caravan parked on the side of the road next to the […]

Articles

Food and wine matching

The art and science of food and wine matching is evolving. This is partly due to a new understanding of the interplay between certain wines and certain foods and an explosion in the variety of wines made from grapes never before seen outside the obscure regions. The past few years […]

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Books

The Truffle Cookbook by Rodney Dunn

Tasmanians have been very fortunate that Rodney and Séverine Dunn decided to move to Tasmania and set up their now famous cooking school and subsequently their restaurant which has become a must-visit venue for locals and tourists. At about the same time, Luke Burgess, a close friend of Rodney also […]

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Northern Region Producers, Producers

Tasmanian Truffles

In our restaurant guide A Food Lovers Guide to Tasmania, the 1998 edition did not have a single mention of truffles because none had been harvested in the state at that time. However our 2000 edition did report on the success that the Terry family was having on their farm […]