Author: Sue Dyson and Roger McShane

Three Peaks Organics

Three Peaks Organics – Beautiful Blueberry Products

Three Peaks Organics – Introduction One fruit picking job we don’t mind doing occasionally is picking blueberries. The bushes are just the right height, depending on the variety. Unlike strawberries which require you to bend low and apples where you have to climb, blueberries are just right! At optimal ripeness, […]

Arte-Zans

Arte-Zans – Strong Vegetables and other treats

Arte-Zans – Introduction Arte-Zans is a small, but interesting produce shop in Geeveston that also sells a variety of other treats as well. The vegetables are excellent and the baked treats such as melting moments are cooked with skill. It is housed in the shop/kitchen that used to be the […]

Masaaki Geeveston

Masaaki – Perfect Sushi and Sashimi

Masaaki – Geeveston Tasmanians have been very lucky to have access to the excellent sushi and sashimi lovingly prepared by Masaaki Koyama who came to Tasmania many years ago (around 15 to be more precise) from the prefecture of Wakayama in Japan which lies just south of the busy city […]

Organic produce at Felds Farm

Tasmanian organic produce – it tastes better!

Tasmanian organic produce – Why? As you peruse this site you will notice that nearly all of the producers we mention and most of the restaurants use all or mostly organic produce. Why? There are many reasons why we try to only eat and drink organic produce but the reasons […]

Faba Gelateria

Faba Gelateria – Excellent Ice Creams

Faba Gelateria – Introduction Campbell Town is one of the few towns on the Midland Highway that hasn’t been bypassed. It is therefore a popular stopping place for a coffee or to peruse the interesting bookshop or for a wander to admire some of the colonial buildings. But now there […]

Waterloo Inn in Country Tasmania

Country Tasmania – Food Treasures

Country Tasmania – Finding interesting food Let’s start this story with a warning! There is a lot of publicity promulgated in the press and tourism literature about Tasmania being a foodie haven. This is only partly true. There are many great places to eat in Tasmania, but you may not […]

Peppina @ Tasman Hotel

Peppina – Great Produce

Peppina – Introduction Peppina in the luxury Tasman Hotel is an important addition to the Hobart dining scene. The Italian-inflected menu is based on Tasmania’s best produce. It’s hard to imagine a more difficult time to open a restaurant than in the week Tasmania’s borders were opened to welcome not […]

Pop's Garden

Pop’s Garden – Fresh Strong Produce

Pop’s Garden – Introduction When we are driving back to Hobart after eating our way along the East Coast, we usually take the short deviation to Pop’s Garden stall on the side of the road between Orford and Spring Bay. There is usually a good choice of vegetables here and […]

Waterloo Inn

Waterloo Inn – Fresh local food

Waterloo Inn – Introduction The dining room at Swansea’s Waterloo Inn is a welcome arrival on the Tasmanian dining scene. Chef Zac Green and front-of-house Alex Sumner are, together, delivering a great dining experience in this East Coast town. During our many years of travelling throughout Tasmania, we have often […]

Seven and a Half

The Seven and a Half Floor – Hidden Perfection

The Seven and a Half Floor – Introduction Catching the lift and then climbing the short set of stairs to the top of the otherwise unremarkable office building creates a sense of anticipation. Once you arrive and stand on the patio outside this hidden retreat you can see why our […]