Simply Tomatoes, Simply Delicious

Tomatoes find their way onto everyone’s table summer and winter. They come in many varieties and are used in very many ways. However, there is a farm in Boort, northern Victoria that has taken the humble tomato to a new level. Read More

A healthy break away

Often all you need for a healthy boost in life is a break away - a few days in a different environment where peace and quiet abounds. Perricoota Vines Retreat in Moama provides just that with their exquisite resort where the cares of the world are forgotten with all the accoutrements ... Read More

A Retirement plan gone remarkably right

When Ian and Merilyn Woodhouse retired from dairy farming just over 10 years ago they were looking for a new challenge. Alpacas, grapes and emu farming were quickly eliminated and they were contemplating growing wildflowers when they saw a program on Black Perigord Truffles, a sought after culinary fungus that grows ... Read More

Hard to find, but worth the effort!

By Amelia James Read More

The Wallace Hotel – Quirky, but great.

The Wallace Hotel - Quirky but great Read More
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The Spudlight that is the Great Trentham Spudfest

The Spudlight that is the Great Trentham Spudfest Read More
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New Chef at The Convent

New chef making changes at The Convent Read More

Regional Producers Day at Lake House

The Daylesford and Macedon Ranges Producers group, founded by acclaimed chef, Alla Wolf-Tasker 15 years ago holds an annual market style celebration in the grounds of Daylesford’s famous Lake House.  Stalls are set up in the gardens, orchard and undercover terrace where visitors can browse, taste and buy the regional ... Read More
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Mercato’s Daylesford & Town on a Plate

Richard Mee, owner and chef of Daylesford's iconic Mercato Restaurant adapted his recipe for chinese five spice quail reflecting the diversity of the town's celebration of dining.  Why not try it at home. Read More

The Romance of steam rail

Who doesn’t love a steam train.  The sight, the sound the smell all conjure up images of the Orient Express and the romance of a bygone era and images of Hercule Poirot and Phryne Fischer. The Victorian Goldfields Railway brings this all to today’s travellers with their splendid art deco ... Read More
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Maldon’s flavoured & crafty attractions

The well known and very popular Cherry’s Ice Creamery in Maldon has a new name. Its now called Maldon Fudge & Ice Creamery, to incorporate the the acquisition of Maldon Fudge, which means that not only is the ice cream and galato made on the premises, so too is the ... Read More

Not so different

They may have been born on another continent, but brothers Jorban and Raj, owners and operators of Smokeytown Café in Creswick have more in common with a small country town in Australia than one would expect.  “We were born and grew up in a small village in the north of ... Read More