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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.

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A celebration of one of our favourite breakfast foods.

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.

Coffee culture: A history

Australia’s love affair with coffee is stronger than ever; it’s become a way of life. But exactly how did a beverage manage to shape our country’s culture?

Curry recipes

When you're in need of rejuvenation, there's nothing better than a warming bowl of curry, whether it's gently spiced potato and egg, a punchy Jamaican goat number or an elaborate Burmese fish curry. Here are our favourite recipes.

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.

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.

Defectors’ Allies

Three brown spirits are better than one in this multinational winter cocktail.

While the original Allies cocktail (gin, dry vermouth and kümmel) salutes British, French and Russian war efforts, Defectors bar manager Ben Willacy chooses to extend the homage to North American forces. "The Allies represents every major allied nation in World War II," he says, adding patriots could replace half the Bourbon with Starward, a new Australian whisky in the bright Speyside style. As well as its multi-spirit base, this dark sour also calls for a dash of vodka. It's an addition that might seem unorthodox, but Willacy assures us the Stolichnaya does more than wave the flag for Mother Russia. "The vodka lengthens the drink in a really unusual way," he says. "I was delighted with the results and adding it to sours is something I'm going to keep playing around with." Defectors, level one, 693 Beaufort St, Mount Lawley, WA, (08) 9328 6200.

Combine 30ml eggwhite, 30ml lemon juice, 20ml Chabot VSOP Armagnac, 20ml Monkey Shoulder whisky, 20ml Bulleit Bourbon, 10ml Stolichnaya Red vodka and 10ml maple syrup in a shaker. Shake briefly to emulsify the eggwhite, then add ice and shake hard to chill (15 seconds). Strain into a chilled coupe and serve.

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