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Our clean eating issue is out now, packed with super lunch bowls, gluten-free desserts and more - including our cruising special, covering all luxury on the seas.

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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.



Look sharp with this selection of sleek utensils, from retro to ultra-modern.

1 Villeroy & Boch "Ella" partially gold plated 24-piece set, $565.

2 Pottery Barn "Tivoli" five-piece place setting, $69.

3 West Elm gold five-piece place setting, $49.

4 Pigott's Store brown faux bamboo place setting, $52.

5 Ikea "Mogen" 24-piece set, $29.99.

6 David Mellor "Minimal" five-piece place setting, $147, from Hub Furniture.

7 Georg Jensen "Pyramide" 24-piece set, $680.

8 Vintage steak knife box of six, $85, from The Bay Tree.

9 Wilkie Brothers "Linea" 58-piece set, $399, from Peters of Kensington.

10 Graff Studio "Sunao" 10-piece set, $99, from Ginkgo Leaf.

11 David Mellor "Hoffmann" six-piece place setting, $240, from Hub Furniture.

12 Pigott's Store honey faux bamboo place setting, $40.

13 Laguiole black horn steak knife set of six, $620, from The Bay Tree.

14 Sabre tortoise cocktail fork, $25, and dessert knife, $35, from The Country Trader.

15 Georg Jensen "Mitra Matte" 24-piece set, $595.

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