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Ashbolt products
Southern Producers

Ashbolt Farm: Great Olive Oil

Ashbolt Farm Olive Oil is one of the best and most consistent oils produced in Tasmania. The dark green colour and the deep flavour set it apart. From the moments you see the dark, intense, deep green liquid languidly dripping from the bottle, you know you are about to experience […]

Apiece Harvest Market
Launceston Shops

Apiece Sourdough Bakery

Apiece Sourdough Bakery produces fantastic, real sourdough in an unassuming space in an unassuming shopping mall in Ravenswood which is a suburb of Launceston. However it is now on our must buy list for the wonderful loaves of bread, the pizza slices and the pastries that are lovingly made here. […]

Articles

The benefits of fermentation

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 […]

Unpacked entrance
Southern Region Shops

Unpacked: Organics in Kingston

Unpacked is an organic and wholefoods store in suburban Kingston, south of Hobart. They have an excellent range of organic products including fresh vegetables. The Unpacked staff are always anxious to assist and have pleasant smiles for their customers. For those wanting to cut down of their meat there are […]

Blackhearts and Sparrows
Hobart bottleshop

Blackhearts & Sparrows: Organic wines

Blackhearts & Sparrows has a carefully selected array of interesting wines from Australia and beyond. It is wonderful to have a place where the wines are selected based on their provenance and not just a race to the bottom in the price stakes. You can always find something interesting from […]

Huon Valley Meat Company sign
Hobart Shops

Huon Valley Meat Company: Great meat

Huon Valley Meat Company has changed their opening hours during the lockdown may vary from those provided at the end of this article, however they are definitely operating and we have been buying amazing, fatty pork belly which we have been poaching in masterstock and then crisping up to accompany […]

Sonny wine menu
Hobart bars

Sonny: A wine bar

♥ Corona Update Sonny has changed their model following the Corona shutdown. They still allow some takeaways, but are now operating as a full service bar/restaurant which reduces their ability to provide takeaways. Now it’s a highly personalised dining experience for just 10 people (tables of 2 only), book in […]

Golden Valley Farm
Southern Producers

Golden Valley Organic Farm

Golden Valley Farm is where you will find Alex Taylor, an organic producer in the Huon Valley about three kilometres from the town of Cygnet. You can sample their produce at the Huon Producers’ Network market in Huonville and at the Cygnet Market. This year we have had stunning carrots […]