Author: Sue Dyson and Roger McShane

Shake a Leg Jr Moonah Coffee

Shake a Leg Jr

Shake a Leg – Introduction Shake a Leg Jr is a very good café serving excellent coffee (try the High Beam blend) and tasty pastries (Pigeon Whole Bakery, of course) in Moonah which is an outer(ish) suburb of Hobart where many young hipsters are moving to take advantage of slightly […]

Strellyfield at Farm Gate Market

Strelleyfield Ducks – Free Range

Strelleyfield Ducks is a producer of free range ducks run by a former chicken farmer, Matthew Crane. We first came across Matthew at the Farm Gate Market which is held every Sunday morning in Hobart. We were impressed with the firmness of the flesh (from being free range), we liked […]

Stillwater entrance

Stillwater Restaurant

♥♥ Stillwater Restaurant Introduction Stillwater Restaurant has been a stalwart of the Launceston restaurant scene for many years. They have maintained their impeccable standards of food and service over this period and walking in there now you still feel the energy that is a hallmark of this place. During that […]

Freycinet Marine Farm

Freycinet Marine Farm: Perfect Oysters

Freycinet Marine Farm – Introduction The Freycinet Marine Farm has been operating for almost 20 years now. You can visit here to purchase oysters to eat at one of the outside tables or to take away. But there is more than just oysters. This simple café serves oysters which are […]

Ashbolt products

Ashbolt Farm: Great Olive Oil

Ashbolt Farm Olive Oil is one of the best and most consistent oils produced in Tasmania. The dark green colour and the deep flavour set it apart. From the moments you see the dark, intense, deep green liquid languidly dripping from the bottle, you know you are about to experience […]

Apiece Sourdough Bakery

Apiece Sourdough Bakery – Great Bread

Apiece Sourdough Bakery – Introduction Apiece Sourdough Bakery produces fantastic, real sourdough in an unassuming space in an unassuming shopping mall in Ravenswood which is a suburb of Launceston. However it is now on our must buy list for the wonderful loaves of bread, the pizza slices and the pastries […]

The benefits of fermentation

This fermentation article was first authored by Sue Dyson and Roger McShane in 2009 and published on the foodtourist.com site. It has been updated for the release of tasmania.foodtourist.com to reflect the vibrant fermenting culture occurring in Tasmania over the last few years. We all love fermented foods! Sushi would […]

Unpacked entrance

Unpacked: Excellent Organics Shop

Unpacked – Introduction Unpacked is an organic and wholefoods store in suburban Kingston, south of Hobart as well as a newer outlet in South Hobart. They have an excellent range of organic products including fresh vegetables. The Unpacked staff are always anxious to assist and have pleasant smiles for their […]

Blackhearts and Sparrows

Blackhearts & Sparrows: Organic wines

Blackhearts & Sparrows has a carefully selected array of interesting wines from Australia and beyond. It is wonderful to have a place where the wines are selected based on their provenance and not just a race to the bottom in the price stakes. You can always find something interesting from […]