Tasmania's journal of discovery: Antarctica

| Sumptious natural resources from this 'clean, green' island provide a rich palette of tastes, textures and colour for its enterprising and innovative chefs. In recognition of this fusion Leatherwood Online is inviting our leading chefs to share their favourite recipes using Tasmanian ingredients. More here

| The Sweet Debate continues with ambrosial fervour. The latest contribution comes from Simon West, head chef of Meadowbank Estate who has come up with a tantalising combination. More here

THE GRAPES OF SUCCESS | Follow the common thread between a septuagenarian Chinese market gardener, a Yugoslav immigrant panel beater from Melbourne, a dentist, and an organic bean grower from California. This Tasmanian success story emerges here.

Pheasant retrieve
FLUSHED BY SUCCESS | One of the world's tastiest game birds thrives at Redbanks Fish and Field, Lindsay White’s and Ian Cook’s 3500 acre fishing and hunting establishment at Nugent, 20 km inland from Sorell, and international shooters have disovered its unique qualities. Read more here.

BLACK GOLD | At up to $2000 a kilogram, the black truffle has become a valuable addition to Tasmanias' growing culinary resources. Graeme Phillips has the story here.

MUSHROOM MAGIC | LIZ McLEOD and photographer PETER WHYTE get to grips with the gourmet fungi that Tasmanians have embraced with gastronomic fervour. Find out more here.

AN ECCENTRIC TRADITION | PAUL COUNTY's award-winning photographs of Tasmania's flamboyant restaurateurs, waiters, and bon vivants makes for fascinating viewing in this portfolio. Find out more here.

CHOCOLATE NIRVANA | Continuing their search for the perfect Tasmanian dessert, our intrepid tasters have discovered a stunning chocolate dish, and managed to inveigle the secret ingredient out of the chef. More here

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When foodies talk of Tasmania, the praise drips off their salivating tongues. The cheese, wines, oils, truffles, game, smallgoods, organic fruits and vegetables, all signal their special tastes of Tasmania — a brand we can be proud of.



Gournet Larder
Ashbolt Farm Elderflowers
Strudels Restaurant
Malt whisky from Tasmania
Chung's fruit and vegetables
Spice Tasmania
Vino Ventures
Kelleys Restaurant