Local food and drink:
Five of the best vegan sweet treats
Just because meat and milk are off the cards doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice wholesome flavour. From a fruity sugar-hit on the go to the classic chocolate brownie, check out five of the best vegan temptations from Hobart and surrounds.
New Town Greenstore
New Town Greenstore owners Gary and Kathy are dedicated to healthy, tasty food service at their café and grocer. Their cocoberry slice and nutty lemon slice contain no refined sugar, and new products from Victoria, available in the coming weeks, are an exciting development for the New Town establishment. 138 New Town Rd, New Town
Unpacked Wholefoods stock a huge range of ethically sourced groceries alongside their cafe. Sit down for a coffee with tasty chocolate-coated fruit, or one of their mouth-watering brownies, cakes, muffins and slices, all perfect for those with food intolerances or those just trying to choose healthier options. 45 Channel Highway, Kingston
Healthy Treats by Mrs Rees
Scouring the health food haunts of Hobart you’d soon become familiar with the name Charlotte Rees. From the raw chocolate, date and cacao balls to jaffa cream biscuits with cocoa and hazelnut spread Mrs Rees’s organic indulgences, which cater to a variety of dietry needs, are available at a range of eateries. www.healthytreatsbymrsrees.com.au
Specialising in – you guessed it – raw desserts, owner Elaine strives to use only the best organic, local produce in her delicate cheesecakes and ‘bliss balls’. The lemon cheesecake packs a familiar creamy punch without dairy, while protein balls make great bite-size snacks.
Available each Saturday at Salamanca Market, Hobart