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Rocky Top Farm
Organic, Producers, South

Rocky Top Farm – Organic Vegetables

♥♥♥ Rocky Top Farm is a certified organic producer of high quality heirloom vegetables at Penna in Tasmania’s south in between Richmond and Penna. The farm takes advantage of rich clay soils derived from the Jurassic dolerite which is widespread in central Tasmania. Approximately 2 hectares are given over to […]

Timbre-steamed-fish
North, Restaurants

Timbre Kitchen in the Tamar Valley

Timbre Kitchen is a restaurant within the Velo Wines complex, but run independently. It is a pleasant venue with windows facing the vineyard and the Tamar River. The service is pleasant and the food interesting. We have only been once but the food we ate was flavoursome and interesting. It […]

Me Wah Sandy Bay
Hobart, Restaurants

Me Wah – Great Chinese Restaurant

♥♥ Me Wah in Sandy Bay is a large, elegant and opulent establishment in the style of many of the better Melbourne or Hong Kong Chinese restaurants. The friendly and respectful service that has helped put their Launceston restaurant on the map continues here. This is quite a feat for […]

Fico Venison Cappelletti
Hobart, Restaurants

Fico – Risotto Heaven

Fico – Introduction Fico in Macquarie Street is one of Hobart’s best and most popular restaurants. The transformation of this former newsagency cum café has been astounding. The owners and chefs here are Federica Andrisani and Oskar Rossi who are young but with lots of experience in high-end restaurants in […]

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Bars, Bottleshop, Natural wine

Lucinda – An Essential Bar

♥♥♥ Lucinda – A natural wine bar Lucinda, the bar in front of (and owned by) one of Hobart’s leading restaurants, Dier Makr, is now an essential part of the Hobart eating and drinking scene. The food and wine is closely overseen by Kobi Ruzicka who is also the driving […]

Boad Beans
Recipes

Broad beans and mint dip

Broad beans (fava beans) make great dips and this recipe is very special because you can use older ones. Every year Tasmanians yearn for Spring to arrive! First it heralds the onset of more pleasant weather, but more importantly we know that broad beans will only be a few weeks […]

Agrarian-Kitchen-Eatery
Restaurants, South

The Agrarian Kitchen Eatery – Delicious Food

♥♥♥ The Agrarian Kitchen Eatery – Introduction Before starting this story, we should add here that we feel liberated to be no longer reviewing restaurants for commercial organisations (after many years doing so for the ABC, Qantas In-flight magazine and Gourmet Traveller). We stopped for two reasons. The first was […]