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Curtis Stone's strawberry, elderflower and brioche summer puddings

"Think of this dessert as a deconstructed version of a summer pudding, with thinly sliced strawberries macerated in elderflower liqueur and layered between slices of brioche," says Stone. "A dollop of whipped cream on top is a cooling counterpoint to the floral flavours."

Fig recipes

Figs. We can't get enough of them. Here are a few sweet and savoury ways to add them to your summer spread.

Australia's best rieslings

We’re spoilt for variety – and value – in Australia when it comes to good riesling. Max Allen picks the top 20 from a fine crop.

Most popular recipes summer 2017

Counting down from 20, here are this summer's most-loved recipes.

Chorizo hotdogs with chimichurri and smoky red relish

A hotdog is all about the condiments. Here, choose between a smoky red capsicum relish or the bright flavours of chimichurri, or go for a bit of both.

Top Australian chefs to follow on Instagram in 2017

A lot has changed since we first published our pick of the best chefs to follow on Instagram (way back in the dark ages of 2013). Here’s who we’re double-tapping on the photo-sharing app right now.

Christine Manfield recipes

As the '90s dawned, darling chefs were pushing the boundaries of cooking in this country. A young Christine Manfield, just starting out at this heady time, soon became part of the generation that redefined modern Australian cuisine. She shares some of her timeless signatures from the era.

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Prince Wine Store to open a bar in Sydney

Manager Jacq Turner

Manager Jacq Turner

The Prince Wine Store set up shop in Sydney's Zetland more than a year ago and now, just like its South Melbourne mothership, it's getting its own wine bar where punters get to drink wines from one of the best independent wine shops in the country at retail prices.

Danielle Rensonnet, head chef of Bellota, the Prince's wine bar in South Melbourne, will oversee the Sydney menu, but the yet-to-be-named bar will be a different entity to its southern counterpart. Manager Jacq Turner says the food won't be "intense bistro" like Bellota; instead there will be a focus on standalone produce such as oysters and charcuterie, with just a few heartier dishes which will change every day. Turner says the quality and breadth of small producers in NSW is "off the chain", and produce will be displayed on the counter "to keep people snacking away on classic wine bar food". The venue will have a couple of private rooms and will house regular wine dinners focusing on different regions around the globe. The Prince Wine Store bar is expected to open in late June.

Prince Wine Store Sydney, 40 Hansard St, Zetland, NSW, (02) 9663 4665, princewinestore.com.au

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