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WIN a Valentine’s Platter!

We all know that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. Celebrate Valentine’s Day in style with that special someone with a Valentine’s Platter. We are offering the chance for one lucky winner to take home a gourmet platter, just in time for the most romantic day of the year. Simply spend $30 […]

Celebrating Chinese New Year with Food

Chinese New Year is a two-week long festival that marks the beginning of the Chinese calendar. Also known as the Spring Festival and Lunar New Year, the festival is known it’s fireworks, traditional dragon and lion dancing, the lighting of the lanterns and of course, the food! Listed below is a collection of recipes to […]

Australia Day Entertaining Ideas

Whether you plan to fire up the barbie, lay the table or pack the picnic basket, Australia Day is best enjoyed with plenty of Aussie food and great company to go with it. While fairy bread, Vegemite on toast and a packet of Tim Tams are close to our hearts, a celebration with family and […]

Meet Your Wine Guy

Meet your wine guy for wine tasting at Salamanca Fresh Join Greg for fun in-store wine tastings at Salamanca Fresh stores around Hobart. With a life-long background in food and wine, Greg is a master in cutting through the wine talk and helping anyone learn more about or just appreciate wine. Greg will happily share his […]

Wine of the month: Four of Us

Growing happily in the Coal River Valley, just 20 minutes from Hobart’s CBD, are the varieties of Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. These varieties make the fresh, ready to drink flavours of the Four of Us wines. With a cool climate, maritime environment and sandy soil, mixed with just enough clay to retain the perfect […]

From Jaymie, Stuart and Chris to You

   Jaymie, Stuart and Chris are the charismatic trio behind Range TASMANIA, a refreshing, distinctive (and absolutely delicious) condiment brand. With intriguing flavour combinations, such as carrot & lime jam and sweet chilli cumquats, gracing the range, you know you’re in for a taste sensation when trying anything from Range TASMANIA. These hand-made delights are […]

Your Summer Christmas, Sorted!

‘Tis the season for a summer Christmas! We know that in Tassie, that could mean anything from hot and sunny beach-going days to cool white caps on the mountain tops, but we think a summer Christmas is more than just the weather. It’s the open doors for family and friends and bringing the dining table […]

Five Eggplant Recipes

The distinct purple eggplant fruit is a nutritional powerhouse and makes for an incredibly versatile ingredient. Rich in fiber, manganese, potassium, vitamin K and vitamin C, this sponge-textured fruit can be used for baking, grilling, roasting or as a vegetarian or vegan substitute for meat in curries and stews. They have a mild, savoury flavour […]

Rhuby Delights – the Eccentric Chocolatier!

Malcolm Ryan of Rhuby Delights is passionate about the important things in life – family, farming and quality chocolate. A fifth generation Tasmanian, Malcolm grew up in the north west on a farm near Yolla, learning about organic farming principles from his mum who was the president of the North West Organic Society. “Organic farming […]

Storm Bay – November Wine of the Month

  Bounded by Bruny Island to the West and the Tasman Peninsula to the East, Storm Bay was named by Abel Tasman in 1642 when a storm forced his ships out to sea before they could anchor there. Epitomising Tasmania’s wild, dramatic landscape, the bay has the tallest sea cliffs in the southern hemisphere (300m) […]