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Tarta de Santiago

"Gordita makes a splendid version of the Galician almond cake Tarta de Santiago, with its dramatic design. Would you please publish the recipe?" Michael MacDermott, Taringa, Qld REQUEST A RECIPE To request a recipe, email fareexchange@bauer-media.com.au or send us a message via Facebook. Please include the restaurant's name and address, as well as your name and address. Please note that because of the volume of requests we receive, we can only publish a selection in the magazine.

Pea and ham soup

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Curry recipes

It's time for you to find a new go-to curry recipe. Here are 20 curries - from a Burmese-style fish version to a Southern Indian lobster number - we think you should try.

Bread and butter pudding

Just what you need on a cold winter's night; a bowl of luscious pudding. Make sure to leave room for seconds.

Bali's new wave of restaurants, hotels and bars

The restaurant and hotel scene on Australia's favourite holiday island has never been more exciting and Australian chefs, owners and restaurateurs are leading the charge, writes Samantha Coomber.

Autumn's most popular recipes 2017

As the weather started to cool down, your stoves were heating up with spicy curries, hearty breakfast dishes and comforting bowls of pasta. You balanced things out nicely with some greens but dessert wasn't entirely forgotten. Counting down from 30, here are your 2017 autumn favourites.

New Indian restaurant breaks new ground in breakfast and lunch

Cafe Southall, a contemporary all-day Indian eatery from the family behind Bombay by Night, opens in St Kilda.

Defectors’ Guatemalan Hot Buttered Rum

Winter just got that little bit cosier.

"People tend to be defecting here from somewhere else," says James Connolly of the Perth bar he manages, "usually the pub downstairs or another bar." It's easy to see why casual drinkers fast become mainstays; Defectors is a personable, cosy den that's as appealing to the casual bar-goer as it is to the hardcore cocktail set. This hot toddy is typical of Connolly's work, the honey and cinnamon echoing the sweet and spicy nuances of the rum. Defectors, upstairs, 639 Beaufort St, Mt Lawley, WA, (08) 9328 6200.

DEFECTORS' GUATEMALAN HOT BUTTERED RUM
Combine 10ml boiling water and 1 tsp each honey and cinnamon sugar in a heatproof glass or mug and stir until syrupy. Add 60ml Ron Zacapa Centenario 23, a small knob of unsalted butter and 50ml boiling water and stir briskly until butter has melted. Dust the drink with Valrhona cocoa powder and serve hot.

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