Crushing it with new crustaceans

End of March brings 2 new producers to the Two Hands marketplace, each with a delectable crustacean offering to tempt your diners: Mud Crab and Eastern Rock Lobster. The Eastern Rock Lobster has a distinctive sweet rich flavour, low oiliness and moist, medium-firm flesh which holds together well during most cooking methods. It is typically […]

Got an urge for urchins?

Chris and Rachael Theodore are now offering their purple long spine Sea Urchins through the Two Hands marketplace, simultaneously reducing the population of these invasive pests and bringing you an interesting alternative protein offering. ‘We all have a connection with the ocean’, say Chris and Rachael, who have been dedicated to the environment since they […]

February brings fabulous new offerings outside of seafood – Bennet’s Wallaby!

As of this month, Two Hands has added a wide variety of Bennet’s Wallaby cuts to our marketplace. The Davis family, led by patriarch Charlie, have restarted a forgotten practice on Flinders Island – harvesting and processing wild Bennett’s Wallaby from an astoundingly abundant population.  The family have deep expertise in wild-harvesting from their previous […]

New Producers

New month, new producers bringing quality produce to add interest to your menus…. We welcome gorgeous Rainbow Trout from Noojee Alpine Trout Farm, which is located at the southern entrance to the Snowy Mountains. Taking advantage and care of the pristine waters flowing directly from the nearby mountains, the Batarilo family have been equally committed […]

New producers & product updates

Last month we had to say a very sad farewell to Phil McAdam and his gorgeous Port Phillip Bay sardines. This was due to the Victorian government’s decision to end the last of the commercial net fishing licenses in the bay, to instead focus on encouraging recreational fishing. Thus, unfortunately, all our incredibly-supportive Melbourne restaurants […]

Two Hands moves beyond seafood to bring you award-winning cockerels

We’re thrilled to announce the first sales from Xavier Prime and his award-winning produce from Chooks at the Rooke began this week on the Two Hands marketplace, giving you direct access to highly flavourful, sustainable poultry in addition to seafood for the first time. What makes Chooks at the Rooke unique is their commitment to […]

Sardines from Port Phillip Bay now available – New producer on board

The last commercial net fishers in Port Phillip Bay, Phil McAdam and his daughter Kate, are now on the Two Hands marketplace, bringing their delicious, fresh-from-the-water sardines, caught with minimal impact, to Melbourne restaurants. Unfortunately, under blanket legislation passed by the Victorian State Parliament, all commercial net fishing in Port Phillip Bay will be removed […]

Because no one can get enough of the gorgeous New Zealand King Salmon….

The award-winning King Salmon aquaculture operation we work with at Two Hands has recently been recognised by Seafood Watch as the ONLY “Best Choice” source of farmed salmon in the world. So we are especially pleased to be able to offer you 3 additional varieties from this award-winning aquaculture operation: King Salmon smoked fillet (hot […]

Four new wild-catch offerings from Corner Inlet

We welcome all our chef partners back from the INTERMINABLE Victorian lockdown with 4 new wild-catch fish species available from Luke Anedda in the stunning Corner Inlet fishing area near Wilson’s Prom: Jack Mackerel – also known as the Greenback Horse Mackerel, these fish are not commonly found in the nets of our Corner Inlet […]

Scallops now in season!

These bottom-dwelling molluscs are usually found in the bountiful waters of Southern Australia. But thanks to fisher Bruce Collis, the Two Hands marketplace now has access to locally-caught delectable beauties from the pristine waters just off Mornington Peninsula, in the Bass Straits. The season is short, so grab some while you can – your diners […]