Yearly archives: 2014

Hi guys, I’ve put together this post to show you some of the awesome vegan friendly options for delivery, some are all over the state but if you’re in central hobart and surrounds you’re one lucky vegan! I’m putting the restaurants in alphabetical order because I don’t want to play […]

10 Vegan Friendly Restaurants that Deliver in Tasmania

Written by Katy RohlAfter the original rejection of the medical marijuana trials in July of this year, Tasmanian politicians have now changed their stance on the subject and consideration of a medical marijuana trial is in the works. Many things must be considered by the government before legalization will either […]

Tasmanian government planting the seed in a medical marijuana trial

Recipe by Gina Fenech This is a delicious cruelty free breakfast option. It’s great served on toast with tomato sauce, or with veggie sausages, beans and hash browns for an indulgent cooked breakfast or brunch. Here we’ve served it on a toasted English muffin with a grilled portobello mushroom and […]

Scrambled Tofu

Written by Katy RohlFor thousands of years salt production has been a profitable industry. Now, after receiving approval, Alice Laing and Chris Manson are set to begin a new venture of salt flake production in Mayfield Point, Swansea. Although previous attempts have been made on salt production in this area, […]

Tasmania Headed for Salty New Venture

Written by Emma Luimes The cost of natural disasters could double in the next six years according to research conducted by The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre. The ABC reported that emergency workers have been warned that the intense weather Tasmania experienced in the last few weeks could […]

Cost of Natural Disasters Could Double in the Next 6 ...

Recipe by Gina FenechServes: 2-3 Cooking Time: 25min Ingredients: ¼ cup red lentils (masoor dal) ¼ cup quinoa x1 15oz tin chickpeas or 1.5 cups cooked 1 tsp oil ½ cup red onion, finely chopped 1 mild green chilli, finely chopped 1 tsp garam masala 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder ¼ […]

Chickpea, Lentil, Quinoa and Spinach Stew

Written by Katy Rohl Lomatia Tasmanica, more commonly known as King’s Holly has been making headlines recently as potentially the worlds oldest plant. Scientists have recently been working relentlessly to attempt to replenish this endangered species and save King’s Holly from extinction. Tasmanian explorer Denny King first uncovered the ancient […]

Botanists Fight to Save Tasmanian Ancient Root

Written by Bexy McFly Move over, Miranda Kerr. Cabbage is the new supermodel. It’s no longer just humans dealing with image issues and feeling as though they’re ‘not good enough’. Less than perfect produce that doesn’t make the cut on Supermarket’s Next Top Model are sent back to the ground […]

“You Can’t Afford Me” Says Hot Potato

Written by Emma Luimes The Labor Party is calling on Australians to have their say about animal testing in the Cosmetics and Animal Testing Policy Consultation. The consultation is a commitment made by the party last year in an effort to phase out the importation, manufacture, sale and advertising of […]

Cosmetics and Animal Testing Policy Consultation: Help to Ban Animal ...

Recipe by Gina Fenech Ingredients: 3 Very Ripe Bananas 1 cup Sugar 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil 2 Cups Flour 2 tsp Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Salt 1 tsp Vanilla Directions: Preheat Oven 175 degrees c. Mash the bananas and mix with sugar and oil Add the […]

Aunt Mary Jo’s Vegan Banana Bread

Written by Katy Rohl With climate change becoming ever more prevalent within Australia, the wine industry is steadily falling victim to its diverse effects. With predictions forecasting significant changes to the Australian climate, wine makers are migrating south to seek cooler climates which favour the production of sparkling and pinot […]

Tasmanian Wine Producers Raise a Glass to Climate Change

Written by Bexy McFly What a generous government we have. 3.8 million clams have been granted to Tassal for production of a fish meal plant 4km north-east of Triabunna on the Tasman Highway, and there’s nothing fishy about that. Ok, there totally is. It reeks of fish carcass, as will […]

Fishing for Compliments: Tassal’s Grant for Fish By Product Factory