The Mossy Cafe Story

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Five minutes with Belinda Dorsett, owner of The Mossy Cafe Group Belinda Dorsett wasn’t planning to run a cafe. “I had never worked in hospitality in my life,” laughs the owner of The Mossy Cafe Group, who had just sold her pet care business in Canberra when a friend suggested in 2016 that they join …

Cooking with oysters

Fresh oysters

While beauty is in the eye of the beholder, it’s not often we hear an oyster being effusively described as pretty. Nor do we often hear praise for the positive environmental impacts oysters have on our waterways. But these humble molluscs are frequently heralded as one of the most prized seafoods, and many a food …

Exciting new venue in Tomakin

Outdoor seating at tomakin Sports and social club

Introducing ‘The Patch, Tomakin’ an exciting new venue for Eurobodalla on the NSW south coast. A transformation for Tomakin Sports Club The Patch, Tomakin will transform the previous Tomakin sporting club and hospitality space into a modern yet relaxed venue for Eurobodalla. The stylish 226-seat space will landmark the region as a foodie destination for …

Secret Diary of a Foodie

Fresh oysters on a plate

The Gourmet Coast Trail has launched the ‘Secret Diary of a Foodie’ marketing campaign. Secret Diary of a Foodie: Batemans Bay to Eden The Gourmet Coast Trail (GCT) have released their ‘Secret Diary of a Foodie’ marketing campaign. This campaign has been months in the making for the volunteer based GCT committee and was made …

Truffle season on the coast

Gulaga Mountain

The 2022 Truffle season has begun and it promises to be bigger and better than before! Winter frosts herald the start of truffle season The 2022 truffle season has arrived on the coast and early indications are that truffle production has increased, along with interest in truffles and truffle hunts. Truffles form in February and …

Big changes at Oaks Ranch

Poolside deck at Oaks Ranch Mossy Point

We spent a fascinating five minutes with Josh Tyler, general manager at Oaks Ranch. There’s big changes in store for this Mossy Point property. Eurobodalla-raised chef Josh Tyler wasn’t planning on returning to the NSW South Coast so soon. Having taken the reins as executive chef at Bali’s The Ungasan, a luxurious clifftop retreat near …

Say Cheese


The story behind the making of Tilba Real Dairy, its creamy milk and delectable cheeses. Tilba Real Dairy Soft cheeses, delicious pot set yoghurt, milk from Jersey cows: it’s no wonder that visitors to Tilba love a detour to the ABC Cheese Factory – home to Tilba Real Dairy’s production factory and retail store. When …

Gold for truffle lovers

Truffle hunting at Gulaga Gold

As winter descends, truffle lovers head out on a hunt with the Eurobodalla’s local truffle farmers from Gulaga Gold.

Tune time


At Tilba Valley Winery & Alehouse, winding down (with a wine in hand and tunes in the distance), has never been easier.

Taste test

Eurobodalla Oyster Festival

As the Narooma Oyster Festival approaches, the opportunity for the ultimate oyster tasting experience draws nearer.