Asian Grocery in Lobethal

Asian Grocery in LobethalOn December the 14th, 2008, the Christmas lights were officially turned on in Lobethal, fireworks filled the night sky, and the streets were a buzz with anticipation. At the same time, something unique also opened its doors; something a bit different that has added a little variety to the main street. Next to the butcher, tucked away at 17 Main St., is an Asian Grocery Store with shelves stocked a mile high, carrying many and varied noodles, rices, sauces, spices, preserves, drinks, meats, sweets, fresh Asian vegetables and much more. Continue reading

Totally Pleasant!

Totally PleasantOnce again, the Mt Pleasant Show Committee presented an action-packed day on March 21st, 2009. And judging by the record turnout, the 146th Mt Pleasant Show was a brilliant one!

Crowds packed in to see the Shearing Competition and watch the largest field of competitors yet chase Shannon Warnest, last year’s winner. Shannon however, was up to the challenge and defended his title. The intermediate class had a record 24 entries with more than 40 shearing over the day. Continue reading

Hills Market Kitchen

Hills Market Kitchenby Kendrea Rhodes

Over the past decades, cooking has become more than nourishment, in fact, some consider it an art form. It has leapt head first into the entertainment arena with flamboyant and creative personalities gracing our screens and book cases. Many of us have the ghost of Jamie Oliver or Bill Granger over our shoulder as we prepare that sweet marinade for our meat or whisk that eggwhite into soufflé. Now you can have that celebrity experience (without the camera’s) here in the Hills with the new fully functional, SMEG Hills Market Kitchen at the Adelaide Hills Market in Lobethal. Continue reading