Tasmania’s Coffee Scene – Introduction During the long period that we have been monitoring the food and drinks scene in Tasmania we have noticed both good and bad developments. Bad things that have happened include the increased use of systemic sprays in the agricultural sector which cause harm to our […]
The Articles category on this site is used to bring together all of the general articles we have published that do not relate to a single restaurant or producer or coffee shop etc.
The Best of Launceston – Introduction Launceston has always waxed and waned in the food and drink offerings that are available. It seems to shine for a year or two and then go to sleep. That is our observation in more than thirty years of visiting this northern city. This […]
Tasmania is lucky to have access to a wide range of local, fresh, special flours from a variety of grains that provide an alternative to conventional wheat flour. This article explores a few of these alternative special flours that are either grown in Tasmania or that are used here to […]
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 […]
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 […]