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York Town Organics at Eumarrah
North, Organic, Producers

York Town Organics: Robust vegetables

♥♥ York Town Organics produces some of the best organic vegetables in Tasmania. Situated up a corrugated road just north of Beaconsfield in the Tamar Valley, Bruce and Clare Jackson have shown just how hard work and dedication can lead to extraordinarily high quality produce. We have been promoting organic […]

Producers, South

The Cat’s Tongue: Amazing Chocolates

♥♥ The Cat’s Tongue – Introduction Andy Abramowich makes the most beautiful chocolates in Tasmania which he sells under The Cat’s Tongue brand. You can find these delicious chocolates at the Wursthaus Kitchen in Salamanca and at the Hill Street Grocer in West Hobart. You will be able to see […]

Pigeon-Whole-Bakers
Coffee, Shops

Pigeon Whole Bakers – Amazing Bread

♥♥♥ Pigeon Whole Bakers – Introduction Pigeon Whole Bakers is run by Emma and Jay Patey who used to own the Pigeon Hole café in West Hobart. Pigeon Whole Bakers are in the revitalised Mercury building in central Hobart where they have a retail presence. They produce great loaves of […]

Wursthaus in Salamanca
Hobart, Shops

Wursthaus Kitchen – Excellent produce

♥♥ Wursthaus Kitchen – Introduction The Wursthaus Kitchen just off Hobart’s Salamanca Place is a showcase for the best of the state’s produce and for the value-added products produced both on the premises and at the Wursthaus production facility at Cambridge. The Wursthaus was first created in a small shop […]

Hobart, Shops

Vermey’s Quality Meats

♥♥ Vermey’s Quality Meats – Introduction Vermey’s Quality Meats is an excellent butcher in Sandy Bay run by Marcus Vermey who took over the shop from his father. Marcus always has a great assortment of high-quality meat and good availability of less-easy-to-locate items such as offal. The staff are very […]

Cooking School, South

Agrarian Kitchen Cooking School

♥♥♥ The Agrarian Kitchen currently at Lachlan in Tasmania’s verdant Derwent Valley has rapidly established a reputation as one of the most innovative, yet practical, farm-based cooking schools in Australia. Note that it will soon be moving to New Norfolk next to the Agrarian Kitchen Eatery. Set on five acres, […]

Black Cow Launceston
Restaurants

Black Cow Bistro – Delightful Steaks

Black Cow Bistro – Introduction Black Cow Bistro is a pleasant restaurant in Launceston serving very good beef from a range of excellent suppliers including Cape Grim Beef and Robbins Island Wagyu. The theme for the decor is inspired by the paintings of the caves of Lascaux in France. The […]

Pachinko-Launceston-Exterior
Launceston, Restaurants

Pachinko – A smart ramen bar

Pachinko – Introduction Over the past decades we have seen many food venues come and go in the Quadrant Mall. We were therefore delighted to find a ramen bar and Japanese-influenced restaurant had opened. It is very difficult to locate good ramen dishes in Tasmania so we made a visit […]

Summer Kitchen
South, Shops

Summer Kitchen Organic Bakery

Summer Kitchen Organic Bakery – Introduction Summer Kitchen Organic Bakery was established by Tim Hohenhoken and Shona Robinson. Eventually they sold it to John Glendinning and Marie van de Gumster who have seamlessly continued the tradition of hand-crafting loaves of beautiful sourdough bread using organic Laucke flour and organic grains. […]