These past few months in lockdown have been strange. But being at home has at least given us time to make the perfect spag bol. If you’re like us and want to keep challenging your inner Nigella, you’ll need the best ingredients to make your dishes pop. To help you along, we’ve pulled together the top six spots to visit in Hobart when you want up your cooking.
1. Farm Gate Market for fresh produce
This is the place to go if you want to grab fresh produce right from the source. Head down to Hobart’s Bathurst Street any Sunday morning to pick up some fresh, seasonal and delicious fruit and veggies. The best part is you’re buying directly supporting our Tassie farmers.
2. Hill Street Grocer for gourmet produce
Make a trip to this iconic Hobart grocery store to purchase some high-quality, locally-grown food. The family-owned store sells the freshest fruit and veggies, free-range meat and a huge range of dairy products.
3. Bruny Island Cheese Co Hobart Cellar Door for cheese
You don’t have to go all the way to Bruny Island to pick up the best cheese going around. Instead head to this little store in the Salamanca Arts Centre to grab some artisanal cheese with a distinct Tasmanian character. It makes the perfect start to any meal.
4. Hop Vine and Still for craft beer and wine
Head to this independent bottle shop to find the perfect drop to pair with your meal. This bottlo prides itself on selling wines and spirits from Tasmania, as well as unique craft beers from around the world.
5. City Organics for organic wholefoods
If you’re on a health-kick, or just want to look after your body, then head here for a full range of organic food. This place has everything from fresh veggies to gluten-free, vegan pre-packed food.
6. Mures for seafood
This Hobart institution is the place to go if you want to grab sustainably sourced, fresh seafood. This family owned business has been fishing for more than 40 years and continues to source their fish from their own fishing vessel, Diana. So you know you’re getting the real deal!
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