The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2016-10-27T06:00:50Z Smudge Publishing release 'Flavours of Victoria' 2016-10-27T06:00:50Z smudge-publishing-release-flavours-of-victoria Smudge Publishing has taken to the highway, exploring the regions of Victoria to produce the very first Flavours of Victoria. The beautifully presented book showcases the diverse wining and dining scene across six sensational areas of the state – from fine dining at remarkable restaurants to home-grown wine and produce found at farmgates and cellar doors. The latest publication in the award-winning Flavours Of series, Flavours of Victoria delves deeply into the state’s incredible culinary scene. Locals and visitors are provided an in-depth insight into just what the Bellarine Peninsula, Goldfields and Grampians, High Country, Macedon Ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley have to offer. Smudge’s Publisher, Jonette George said, “Victoria’s food and drink offerings are up there with some of the world’s best. It is wonderful to see so many farmers, providores, restaurant owners and vignerons putting their passions on the line to provide world-class provisions for all of us to enjoy.” Within the pages of Flavours of Victoria, you’ll be able to follow a tasty trail through vineyards, breweries, restaurants, cafes and bars, exploring the nuances of each region and learning just what makes this state so great. Taste the fresh-as-can-be seafood of the Bellarine and Mornington Peninsulas, the bubbles of the High Country, cider from the Macedon Ranges and, of course, wine from the Yarra Valley. Chefs from all over the world have been attracted to the possibilities that Victorian produce offers and have  flocked here in droves, turning incredible ingredients into even be er dishes. Exceptional olives, oils, breads, cheeses, beef, seafood and caviar are all available within the state’s borders, making the job of chefs a lot easier! Read all about their appreciation of the nest and freshest, and just how they go from raw to remarkable. It’s not just restaurants that feature. Cafes look after all your breakfast and lunch needs, with beans roasted locally and the same restaurant-quality approach to their dishes. Vineyards look after the country’s wine supply, taking advantage of the diverse microclimates and terrains to produce drops that are dramatically different from each other. Finally, a selection of breweries lead the lager, ale and porter charge, pouring beautiful brews that would do Aussies proud. With so much to explore, staying overnight seems like the smartest option. Luckily, Flavours of Victoria includes a number of boutique accommodation options in which you can get comfy – perfect after a day of indulgent eating and drinking. The adventure doesn’t end once you’ve returned home. Signature recipes from a selection of the state’s best chefs mean you can replicate your fantastic dining experience in the comfort of your own home. Flavours of Victoria offers a visually stunning and expertly written look at the best of the state’s culinary scene. Dive in to find out just what you should be sipping, sampling and savouring next.  Available through the Smudge online bookshop, major bookstores and the venues featured within the book. Smudge Publishing releases latest book 'Flavours of New South Wales' 2016-10-27T05:53:11Z smudge-publishing-releases-latest-book-flavours-of-new-south-wales Smudge Publishing has been out on the road, exploring the regions of New South Wales to produce the very first Flavours of New South Wales. Featuring stunning photography, delicious recipes and the stories of the people behind the produce, this beautifully presented book showcases the diverse wine and dining scene across seven sensational regions of the state. The latest publication in the award-winning Flavours Of series, Flavours of New South Wales explores the state’s amazing culinary scene to give locals and visitors alike an in-depth guide to New South Wales’ best, from the shores of the South Coast to the beaches of Byron Bay. Every region offers fantastic food finds, from fine dining at remarkable restaurants to home-grown produce found at farm gates and cellar doors. For Smudge’s Publisher, Jone e George, New South Wales’ food and drink offerings rival some of the world’s nest. “Growing up in NSW, I spent a lot of time enjoying local produce from many regions. And it is this that shines on every plate and in every wine glass – the stunning ingredients that speak for themselves,” Jonette said. Explore New South Wales’ vineyards, breweries, restaurants, cafes and bars within these pages, discovering the nuances of each region and learning just what makes this state so great. Try ocean-fresh seafood on the Central Coast, coffee from the Northern Rivers, home-grown vegetables in the Blue Mountains and, of course, savour the renowned wines of Mudgee and the Hunter Valley. Chefs from all over the world have been drawn to the possibilities that New South Wales’ environment has to offer, creating exceptional dishes from the state’s abundance of produce. Exceptional olives, oils, breads, cheeses, meats, seafood and artisanal products are all available within the state’s borders. Follow the journey from paddock to plate, watching chefs transform this bounty from raw to remarkable. It’s not all about the restaurants. Cafes look after all your breakfast and lunch needs, with beans roasted locally and the same high-quality approach to dishes. Vineyards take advantage of the diverse microclimates and terrains to produce delectable varietals that are refreshingly different from any other offerings. Finally, a selection of breweries lead the lager, ale and porter charge, pouring tasty brews that are a matter of local pride. With so much to explore, staying overnight turns a meal into a holiday. Flavours of New South Wales includes a number of boutique accommodation option, the perfect spot to relax after a day of indulgent eating and drinking. Take your culinary memories back to the kitchen – signature recipes from a selection of the state’s best chefs mean you can replicate your fantastic dining experience in the comfort of your own home. Flavours of New South Wales offers a visually stunning and insightful look at the best of the state’s culinary scene. Jump right in and choose the next destinations for your food and wine adventures.  Available through the Smudge online bookshop, major bookstores and the venues featured within the book.