Tag Archives: Tasmania

Susan’s Sumptuous Suppers is selling something wild

  Eat more weeds. Perhaps we should all eat more weeds. I’ve been loving how much tasty food there is for the forager here in Tasmania. I remember my Grandma telling me about this thing or that when I was … Continue reading

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Duck egg brulee

On a recent trip to visit family in Rocky Cape (NW Tasmania), I was stoked to see a roadside sign advertising duck eggs. I made Pop do a U-turn so I could buy some. I retrieved a dozen from the … Continue reading

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Roasted garlic crackers

  So I may have gone on a cracker making craze. The native pepperberry and pepperberry leaf crackers I made for my friend were such a hit she wanted us to make some more. My Grandpa has garlic growing wild … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s apricots bottled in spiced honey syrup

I never liked apricots growing up. That is, until my Grandpa gave me some from his garden. They were a revelation. Ever since, I’ve been keen on his apricots, but I can count the number of times I’ve bought apricots … Continue reading

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Wallaby tacos

Taco Tuesday went Australian this week, to celebrate this great land. I visited Hobart’s Farm Gate Market on Australia Day, and have been carrying on the theme all through the week. I was chuffed to meet Ross O’Meara from Bruny … Continue reading

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Pepperberry leaf crackers

A very dear friend of mine recently celebrated her birthday. Sadly I couldn’t afford to buy her a gift and I did think I was the one getting the treat when she said she’d come and visit me in Tasmania. … Continue reading

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Australia Day at Hobart’s Farm Gate Market

If you haven’t gathered by now, I’m a bit of a nut for farmers markets. Coming from a Tasmania family, I follow and really appreciate Tasmanian produce. I’ve always loved Salamanca Market, but it’s not a food market. I have … Continue reading

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Turners Beach Berry Patch

Nan’s been dying to take me to the Turners Beach Berry Patch ever since she saw punnets of their exquisite looking strawberries for sale at the Burnie Farmers Market. It wasn’t a sudden onset thing, she’d been talking about it … Continue reading

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Babysitting Pop’s Berry Patch

I think there is no better smell than the strawberry patch in the sunshine. And a billy of raspberries never smells better than when it’s warm from the afternoon sun. These are grand statements I know. Feel free to offer … Continue reading

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Mushrooms stuffed with pecorino and thyme

I was very excited to bring home a wedge of proper, sheep’s milk pecorino from Grandvewe Cheeses in Tasmania. It has a wonderful earthy pungency that I thought would be perfect in stuffed mushrooms. I bought some lovely portabello mushrooms from the … Continue reading

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