Welcome to Take 5, a new column in the Newcastle Herald
Jodie Bruton Europa Gully Orchard's heritage apple trees spared from the bulldozer
Kasey Wilkins Fashion for Fillies event to provide inspiration for upcoming Launceston Cup.
Judith Whitfield The Humble Thai offers a mix of new and traditional Thai flavours.
Johanna Baker-Dowdell Tasmanian food inspires chef Jonny McCoy to open Pachinko Japanese restaurant.
Lucy Slade Yes, it's edible. See our gallery for more of Alice's amazing cakes
Nadine Morton What are you going to do with your special someone?