Home Herbalist with Farmacy Co

A smiling lady stands glowing in the afternoon sun amidst the colourful, twisting vines of a flourishing garden. A pot lightly bubbles away behind her as she expertly plucks an array of herbs and berries, gently relinquishing them to the pot – the aroma becomes more complex and delicious with each addition… No, this is…

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Risotto Done Right with Hedonistic Hiking

At this time of year, Mick and Jackie Parsons of Hedonistic Hiking should be leading hiking tours through the snow-capped mountains of North West Italy. Once their carbs are well and truly earned, the group would partake in a cooking class with a local Piedmont chef before relishing a lavish Italian feast… Not to be…

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Be Your Own Coffee & Wine Judge

You may not think your morning brew and evening tipple have anything in common (aside from the fact that people are fanatical about them!) but Ben Ryder and Raquel Jones of Beechworth are here to show you beauty in symmetry with both coffee and wine… Ben owns Blynzz Coffee Roasters in Beechworth. He roasts 100…

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Gin Appreciation by Glenbosch

It was once said, ‘something appreciated will always do more than expected.’ Even if you already love gin, the sky’s the limit when it comes to appreciation; as long as people continue to make new gins, you can be pleasantly surprised! Speaking of new gins – have you ever had a rooibos gin? Rooibos is…

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Tom Kha Gai in The Big House

Many chefs couldn’t handle the odd chill running up their spine that comes with working in a 150-year-old prison kitchen, but not Sally Lynch! “People think I’m mad and can’t believe I would work in the kitchen late at night on my own,” she says.  “I reply with bravado ‘nah..doesn’t worry me,’ but in reality…

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Pfeiffer Wines Muscat Master Blender

The magic of Muscat is seemingly endless. Internationally revered, Rutherglen Muscat wines and vines are only cared for by a handful of dedicated Rutherglen wine families, like the Pfeiffers. Aged in grand old casks and barrels in dusty cellars, Rutherglen Muscat is lovingly nurtured and tended to, passed through generations and blended into intense, complex…

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The Spa Beechworth Foot Therapy

While you create space for yourself in the sanctuary of your own home, The Spa Beechworth has created a home experience to connect and calm your mind and body. Your selfcare moment has been carefully curated, all the products boxed and delivered to your door and virtually demonstrated by a spa therapist in the comfort…

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Katrina Pizzini’s Art of Gnocchi Making

As chilly winter winds become more persistent, hearty, flavourful food starts to gently tug on our minds and gnocchi is bound to headline. Who doesn’t love those soft potato pillows cloaked in herbaceous Italian sauces? For those who truly love this favourite winter warmer, you know there’s gnocchi and there’s gnocchi – not all are…

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