The final Work contract.In Tasmania of course.

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So the bagel.i had it with salami but as that had chilli in it mrsdrron had hers with camembert.
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The pink ling crudo and the third entree which actually tasted nice.
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Again as spicy mrsdrron got a pea and fennel risotto with peccorino.
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The mains.First the potatoes,then the cos salad and the chicken-looked strange but great taste.
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And last the miso caramel mousse with honeycomb.
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Noted - for the next renovation thanks.

You'll be hard-pressed to get it, especially out of Tasmania. Its a rain forest species, with logging of it restricted, for 'speciality' purposes. @mrs.dr.ron , I think at Velo its veneer or imitation???


The leaves of the Sassafras are nicely aromatic .

 

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Noted - for the next renovation thanks.
Is there an artisan in Deloraine who does bespoke - beautiful wood
There are a lot of people who work with Tasmanian timbers.We did buy a hall table made from black heart sassafras about 12 or 13 years ago in Deloraine.Just the right time as we have seen something similiar for about 10 times the price recently.

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Made by a fellow called Drew Badcock who is well known around Deloraine though I think he has moved.Googled his name but he doesn't have his own gallery.I did find a place in NSW that does have some of his pieces.
 

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There are a lot of people who work with Tasmanian timbers.We did buy a hall table made from black heart sassafras about 12 or 13 years ago in Deloraine.Just the right time as we have seen something similiar for about 10 times the price recently.

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Made by a fellow called Drew Badcock who is well known around Deloraine though I think he has moved.Googled his name but he doesn't have his own gallery.I did find a place in NSW that does have some of his pieces.
Thankyou so much for this information and your table is beautiful! I certainly plan to do some research on this and now I have some leads. Many thanks again
 

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Thankyou so much - you know we haven’t travelled much the last 2 years when our threads read like Architectural Digest! I’m planning reno for a country getaway..
I've furnished almost my whole place from this shop in Hobart Lifestyle Furniture – Your Tasmanian Blackwood Furniture Shop

You can get most of their entire range in any of their timbers, including sassafras; the illustrated sassafras items:


They will, of course, freight
 

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Although the forecast for Saturday was rain it turned out a nice day.A latish start and we first went to Longford for a craft fair.Mrsdrron was happy as we met the maker of the beautiful vase we bought in Longford the last time she was down.A bonus was that the Rustic bakery van was in attendance so we each had a rather scrumptious donut.
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We then drove off towards Deloraine via Bishopsbourne,Bracknell and Osmaston.As usual taking the back roads was a scenic delight.We consumed our donuts at the Bracknell RV point on the banks of the Bracknell River.
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Then a drive into the main street of Deloraine for mrsdrron to go to a couple of craft shops.Two buildings in the lower part of town.One renovated and one in need.
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The local woolworths getting in to the cherry moment.
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Then on to Latrobe for a late lunch at Bellys.Our favoourite when working in Latrobe.Also a place whose business grew through the pandemic.If the place is open you can have a meal.We prefer this.
So the menu.
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The wine from Holm Oak.
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Shared some oysters.
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Then mrsdrron had the grilled scallops and I some comfort food from my childhood.A very large serve of lamb's fry.
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A stop at Ashgroves on the way back to Launceston.I actually preferred the set up before the renos.Large and cold.
Some amaze balls for @Denali -
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The cheeses nursery.
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And some of their cows.
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On Sunday we started off at the Evandale markets.Nothing for mrsdrron there.We were booked for lunch at the Clarendon arms but had a couple of hours to kill.So went for a drive out along the Ben Lomond road and then back via the Nile valley.Beautiful country. DSC06974-001.JPG
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Now the Nile valley.
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And the run back from Nile to Evandale.
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Had 30 minutes until lunch so hit the craft shops.These pics though were from a Deloraine shop that I had taken with the phone.
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They had a duo playing.A violin and harp playing Ashokan Farewell.You may remember it as the background music for Ken Burns series on the American Civil War.
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Lunch in the garden as the sun was out.You must book for Sunday lunch.People without a booking were turned away.Our booking was for midday so we could choose whether outside or inside.After 1215 you could only be seated outside if you had specifically booked outside.A family of 10 put on a show when they were turned away as no booking.A family of 10.WTF.
So the outside area.
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And the menu.
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The food.First the wine.A nice Goaty Hill pinot gris.
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Mrsdrron had the Sunday roast pork.A huge meal.
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I had the fillet mignon medium rare.Perfect.
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Mrsdrron had the vanilla pannacotta for dessert and I the rhubarb and apple crumble.
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