Perth foodies are getting into grazing in a big way. From Pinterest to Instagram, sumptuous grazing tables have been ‘grazing’ our screens for a while now, and newcomer to the scene Wattle & Crumb has a uniquely stylish, distinctively Australian take on this delicious trend. We caught up with owner Kasia Dudney to find out more about what it’s like to be in the business of feeding people.
The Swan Valley is one of Perth’s most iconic regions, and there is a vast range of things to see and do. One of the best ways to visit the area is with Kate and her team from Black Swan Tours. With the convenience of pick-ups in several different locations across Perth, Black Swan makes cruising the Swan Valley convenient and enjoyable.
Perth is a hotbed of creative activity in all forms. The members of Inklings Writers’ Workshop, based in Armadale, have found inspiration in their bushland home to compile ‘Elements of Change’, an anthology of works that will be launched this weekend as part of the Armadale Arts Festival. Read more
Denmark is a busy little town surrounded by majestic forests 55km from Albany and around 400km south of Perth. Just 1km out of town you’ll find The Floating Forest, a hidden retreat and place of rejuvenation in the forest run by couple Dale and Louise Smith.
I always find it strange when cafes use their beautiful surroundings to bring in diners but then they negatively impact the area with disposable products. The owners of this environmentally-aware cafe respect the local environment and are doing their part to ensure the area remains unpolluted and undisturbed.
Though often associated with the British, the origins of tea drinking actually began in China. Legend tells us that in 2737 BC, the Chinese Emperor Shen Nung was sitting beneath a tree while his servant boiled drinking water. When some leaves from a Camellia tree blew into the water Shen Nung, a herbalist, decided to try the infusion that his servant had accidentally created. Tea drinking was born. Read more
Beside Blacksmith in Highgate there’s a little alleyway where you can find the most excellent ice cream made by two lovely people – Mati and Kaitlyn. Kuld Creamery scoop their fresh creations from 460 Beaufort Street from 4-10pm Wednesday to Sunday. Pronounced [ku:ld] or cooled, it is Mati’s family name, which is of Estonian origin. Read more
Beau Est Mien, which translates to ‘beautiful is mine’, is a Northbridge-based printmaking studio that offers limited edition printed artworks, stationery, and homewares. They also run a seasonal program of printmaking workshops, which will be wrapping up this Winter so that the business can move on to exciting new projects.
Earlier in the year, the team made their way a few blocks down William Street to a new studio space at Paper Mountain. Lydia caught up with Alina, the General Manager, to talk a bit about what they’re up to and where they’re going.