Tasmania | Tuggy Tucks In

Cradle Mountain

I’ve always had the notion of visiting Tasmania since finding out that my grandpa’s sister emigrated there as a young woman. That part of Australia, disconnected from the mainland, standing proud on its own. We only had 5 days there so we tried to do the best bits. Let me tell you about my experience and recommendations.

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Nick Nairn’s Cook School

I am gushing over how good my Sunday has been. I received a very thoughtful Christmas present from my other half to attend a 3 hour cooking experience at Nick Nairn’s Cook School. Now as you all well know, I am a massive foodie and it felt great to be on the other side for a change – being the student instead of the teacher. However I don’t know much about Nick Nairn himself! So here’s what I’ve found out….

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Rollo | Tuggy Tucks In

A selection of food consumed – Thai fish cakes, dauphinoise, pan-seared beef fillet & haggis bon bons

I’d seen and heard about Rollo in Stockbridge but when I heard they were opening up a second restaurant on Broughton street, closer to the centre of town I was excited to try it. Continue reading

Tuggy’s Travels – Basque Country

Picking a holiday this year has been hard, we both work hard and try to do a lot with our spare time that sitting down and talking about where we want to visit just never came to the forefront. Continue reading

The Scottish Cafe – Victor & Carina Contini

 All good to go in the tartan 

Now we live in the capital city, it was time to start grabbing every opportunity on our doorstep. I’d never been to a burns supper and I love haggis! I was really keen to do something for burns night to celebrate our national poet. Continue reading