Tasmanians have been very fortunate that Rodney (the author of The Truffle Cookbook) and Séverine Dunn decided to move to Tasmania and set up their now famous cooking school and subsequently their restaurant which has become a must-visit venue for locals and tourists. At about the same time, Luke Burgess, […]
Lauren and Michael Layfield run Felds Farm near Lillydale in Tasmania’s north where they produce organic vegetables of exceptional quality.
Introduction to Tasmanian Truffles In our restaurant guide A Food Lovers Guide to Tasmania, the 1998 edition did not have a single mention of truffles because none had been harvested in the state at that time. However, our 2000 edition did report on the success that the Terry family was […]
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. […]
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.
Radish and turnip top soup is a simple recipe that brings together many fresh organic products from some of our favourite Tasmanian producers.
Blackman Bay Oysters are among our favourite oysters in Tasmania and possibly Australia. They are carefully, and scientifically raised and the results are delicious!
Bayside Meats is a female owned specialist retailer in Lower Sandy Bay that always has something of interest in the enticing display fridges. You may also see them referred to as Meat Mistress which is the moniker of one of the owners, so you might find meat mistress@bayside meats referred […]