Six top restaurants Daylesford, Vic

Written by: Ellie Schneider, The Weekender Image: @jookelly_photographer Renowned for its sophisticated, farm-to-table fare, Daylesford is a gourmand’s delight. Perfect for a weekend getaway, there’s stunning accommodation, fresh country air and natural spring waters. Don’t forget to book ahead if you want to eat at any of these 6 incredible spots. Sault (above) Set in a beautiful…

Happy Hens

Imagine a landscape filled with lush, green hills. A shaggy, white Maremma sheepdog dozes in the sunshine, surrounded by a few hundred fluffy, brown hens. Nearby sits their house, offering shade, shelter and a safe place to lay eggs. In the Daylesford Macedon region we’re lucky that we don’t have to dream up such idyllic…

A New Way To Experience The Garden Of St Erth

Written by: Georgina Reid, The Design Files The Garden of St Erth is a rambling delight located in Blackwood, Victoria. A charming country garden lovingly cultivated by The Diggers Club since 1996, this oasis now offers glamping stays, so its beauty can be enjoyed from dusk to dawn! We ventured just over one-hour north-east of Melbourne’s…

Grass Fed & Free-Range

On the mineral rich volcanic pastures of Blampied, you will find one of the oldest rare breeds of cattle, the British White, contently grazing the chemical free pastures of Brooklands Free Range Farms. Their pure white coats with distinctive black ears, nose and hooves stand starkly against the backdrop of the ancient volcano Mt Kooroocheang. Their…

Holgate Brewhouse expansion

Written by: Megan Sahli, Brews News Pioneering Victorian brewery Holgate Brewhouse, is on the verge of opening its greatest expansion yet. Holgate was founded by owners Paul and Natasha Holgate in 1999, in the little country town of Woodend. The brewery has helped shape the area as a mainstay for visitors to the Macedon region. Holgate’s…

2018 DELICIOUS. PRODUCE AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The winners of the 2018 delicious. Produce Awards, the country’s most prestigious food industry awards, were announced overnight at a gala event at QT Sydney Some of Australia’s most renowned chefs and food industry leaders joined the delicious. team and finalists at the annual ceremony. The delicious. Produce Awards are designed to celebrate the country’s…

ALLA WOLF-TASKER: LAKEHOUSE LEGEND

Along with her loving family, Alla Wolf-Tasker transformed a downtrodden country town into a thriving culinary community. Alla Wolf-Tasker’s Lake House story is the stuff of legend and has been told many times. And while the Lake House is recognised around the world as one of this country’s great restaurants, the impact Alla, and the…

Three Decades On: Lake House and Daylesford

Article By: One Hour Out Some of Australia’s top restaurants are now located in regional areas, and Lake House is one of the best – being ranked by the National Good Food Guide as one of the top 12 restaurants in the country. It was also one of the first. From humble beginnings in the…

Replenish, eat and repeat at Daylesford

Image credit: Sharyn Cairns So lovely that it’s been attracting holidaymakers since the 1800s, and with contemporary twists to suit every taste, Daylesford is the town with it all when it comes to a country escape. When we arrive in Daylesford, it’s already been spring for a couple of months, but the town seems unconcerned…

INSTITUTE OF GASTRONOMY ON THE MENU FOR DAYLESFORD

An Institute of Gastronomy could be established in Daylesford benefiting farmers, fine food producers, and accommodation and hospitality operators thanks to Victorian government funding to assess the proposal in full. Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas today announced a $100,000 Food Source Victoria grant and a $20,000 contribution from Regional Development Australia for Ms Wolf-Tasker AM…

2017 DELICIOUS. PRODUCE AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The delicious. Produce Awards, in partnership with Miele, are a celebration of Australia’s magnificent bounty of ethical, sustainable and innovative ingredients, and the passionate, talented people behind them. Read on for our 2017 winners. It’s called a lazy susan, but the rotating tray at the centre of the delicious. Produce Awards was spinning at a…