Masterstock basics 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 […]
Author: Sue Dyson and Roger McShane
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 […]
Apple Shed Introduction The Apple Shed is a bar, a café and a museum dedicated to the history and future of apples in the Huon Valley and also to cider – a particular passion of the owners Andrew Smith and Sam Reid who produce the Willie Smith’s Organic Cider range. […]
We were introduced to the benefits of drinking turmeric tea by our friend Varuni Kulasekera many years ago when she was importing high quality teas from Sri Lanka, India, China and Taiwan. When we ordered a selection of teas she always included a packet of dried turmeric pieces and a […]
Spice World is a star on the Hobart food scene. Those in the know come here for the vast range of spices that are now available. If you about to prepare a dish and suddenly find that you are out of ajwan seeds or your asafoetida powder is past its […]
Black Swan in New Norfolk is a great place to enjoy a well-made coffee while perusing the fascinating, well chosen array of books that they have on offer. We think that there own description of what they do will give you the best idea of why we like this place […]
Ashbrittle Farm produces pasture raised eggs in Tasmania’s Huon Valley where the hens are free to forage for food from the fields at a low 100 hens per hectare.