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Feta and greens gozleme

A lot of rolling and folding go into making this Turkish flatbread, but when you bite into them all the hard work will be forgotten. The traditional filling is silverbeet, but we've added kale and fresh herbs for fragrance and flavour. A good sprinkle of salt at the end and a squeeze of lemon are non-negotiable. Start this recipe a day ahead to rest the dough.

Pea and ham soup

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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.

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.

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?

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.

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Bar Economico's Poco Loco Ti Punch

A smoky take on the classic precursor to the Daiquiri.

Der Raum is dead, long live Bar Economico. Trust Matthew Bax to shut the doors on his flagship bar and turn it into a cut-rate "rum brothel" instead. Ever the contrarian, Bax has of late turned his attention to the microscopic Bar Americano in the Melbourne CBD and Gamsei, a locavore-style drinkery in Munich. But though Economico looks rough and ready, nothing about it is accidental or slipshod, least of all the drinks, as this clever twist on the Ti Punch demonstrates. Bar Economico, 438 Church St, Richmond, Vic.

To make a smoked tea syrup, brew a very strong pot of lapsang souchong tea (Bax leaves his to infuse overnight), then mix equal parts tea to caster sugar and keep refrigerated. To serve, present the chilled syrup with a bottle of agricole-style rum (Bax suggests 10 Cane Rum or Rhum JM), slices of lime and blocks of ice. Pour a healthy measure of the rum into tumblers over ice then encourage your guests to add lime and the syrup to taste.

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