Category Food

27 Nov

If you give a choice of two…

If there is a choice of two main courses, it is almost inevitable that one person will choose one, and the partner the other. That way, they can get to taste both, as is usually the case with our guests sharing their meals amongst oohs and aahs.   Last night’s guests were no exception, one […]

READ MORE
27 Nov

As fresh as it gets

You can’t get fresher than this   In the Derwent Valley we are blessed with an abundance of fabulous produce. Tasmania is famous for this generally, but we certainly punch well above the norm, and in such concentration, all the way along the river in the Derwent Valley.   So why, one may ask, do […]

READ MORE
27 Nov

Paddock to plate suppliers

When you know your suppliers by name   The local produce was one of the things that blew our minds when we first came to Tasmania.   The flavour! The variety! And the seasonal differences! And we had no idea that there were so many varieties of potatoes, and we had never tasted them so […]

READ MORE
27 Nov

Agrarian Kitchen moving even closer

The Agrarian Kitchen Cooking School is moving   We have always felt blessed that Rodney Dunn and Severine Demarat came to stay at Woodbridge back in 2008. In fact, we take full credit for them staying in the Derwent Valley and starting their Cooking School here. You see, they were originally thinking of going to […]

READ MORE
27 Nov

When you just get up for a coffee…

When you just get up for a cuppa …..   A guest recently sent this image to me. She wrote:   “I was a bit jet lagged and got up early to make a cup of coffee on the machine in my room. I popped the pod into the machine and while I waited for […]

READ MORE
27 Nov

It’s a hard job but…

Eat is an important part of ‘Eat, Drink, Be merry!’   At this time of year, as we ramp up for the new season, it is time to review menus.   Some dishes we would be reticent to drop. Some guests contact to check that we are still serving one thing or the other. But […]

READ MORE