A Sourdough Recipe from Apiece

If you’ve been thinking of having a crack at the perfect sourdough, then this is the recipe you’ve been waiting for!  The team at Apiece have shared their sourdough recipe with us for this week’s featured recipe: The following recipe yields a rustic, mild-flavoured sourdough loaf that can be made with minimal fuss. The starter… Read more


Cauliflower, Potato and Leek Soup with Blue Cheese

This week’s recipe is my own simple take on a classic potato and leek soup.  The blue cheese and cauliflower really add some depth of flavour to this seasonal dish. Ingredients 2 x cloves garlic, crushed and diced (TNGT) 1 x brown onion, diced (Steve’s Vegies) 30mL extra virgin olive oil (The Village Olive Grove)… Read more


Duck Liver Pâté

This weekend we have Strelleyfield at the market with their free-range ducks as well of plenty of duck livers.  If you’ve never tried making pate, it’s actually not difficult at all and like most things, the taste of homemade is in a whole new league! INGREDIENTS  Pate 200 gm butter, coarsely chopped – Tasmanian Butter… Read more


basil pesto

Easy and Delicious Basil Pesto

Never have there been truer words spoken than “fresh is best” when if comes to basil pesto, and it doesn’t come much fresher than the beautiful basil from Thirlstane Gardens at this time of the year. This simple recipe is perfect for a share platter with crackers, to add a hit of flavour to a sandwich,… Read more


Fiona Stocker’s Slow Cooked Pork with Pasta

This weeks’ recipe is courtesy of Langdale Farm’s Fiona Stocker. http://www.langdalefarm.com/blog/slow-cooked-pork-with-pasta   “My kind of cooking is dependent upon what I feel like and what’s in the pantry…  Quantities are also approximate, in the manner of Elizabeth David. You feel your way around a dish, and it makes for better eating. ” – Fiona Stocker… Read more


Willie’s fish pie

Ingredients 250g Smoked salmon 41º South Salmon and Ginseng Farm 375g stargazer fillet (or similar) Georgetown Seafoods 1kg potatoes (Red Norland or similar) Erinvale Farm Olive oil Coronea Grove Olives, Lentara Grove Olives, Mt Direction Olives,  Butter Tasmanian Butter Co. Cheddar cheese Elgaar Farm, Southern Sky Cheese Company Cream Elgaar Farm, 3 hard-boiled eggs Mt Roland Free Range Eggs, Mooreville… Read more