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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.

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.

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."

Most popular recipes summer 2017

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

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.

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.

Sleep in a Grampians olive grove this autumn

Under Sky are popping up with a luxe camping hotel experience at Mount Zero Olives this April.

Lunch at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal with Captain's Choice

Join us for a unique dining experience at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal with Captain's Choice.

Melbourne's Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is at the very pinnacle of dining in Australia, making it the ideal pick for a very special lunch hosted by Captain's Choice.

With a menu that includes private jet tours and tailor-made cruises and land journeys, the luxury travel specialists know all about fascinating destinations, and they don't come more fascinating than Dinner. Born of Blumenthal's passion for historical British cuisine, the glamorous fine-diner serves an inspired and unique menu crafted by one of the world's most exciting chefs. This one-off lunch at a restaurant where luxury meets culinary fine art is an opportunity not to be missed.

Join us at 12:30pm on Sunday, 25 September at Crown Towers Melbourne, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Vic. The cost is $230 (includes wine). To book, call (03) 9292 5776.

MENU
Hay-Smoked Ocean Trout (c 1730) Pickled lemon salad, gentleman's relish, wood sorrel and smoked roe
Meat Fruit (c 1500) Mandarin, chicken liver parfait and grilled bread
Rice and Flesh (c 1390) Saffron, curried kangaroo tail, red wine and amaranth
Beef Royal (c 1830) Grilled Blackmore wagyu, mushroom ketchup, smoked pickled onion, ox tongue, anchovy and red wine
Tipsy Cake (c 1810) Spit-roast pineapple
Nitro Ice-Cream Trolley (c 1901)

 

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