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Flour and Stone Recipes

Baker extraordinaire Nadine Ingram of Sydney's Flour and Stone cooks up a sweet storm for Easter, including the much loved bakery's greatest hit.

Fast autumn dinners

Autumn weather signals the arrival of soups, broths, roasts and more hearty meals.

Roasted cauliflower salad with yoghurt dressing and almonds

The cauliflower is roasted until it starts to caramelise, which adds extra depth of flavour to this winning salad. Serve it warm or at room temperature.

1980s recipes

Australia saw some bold moves in the ’80s, and we’re not just talking hairstyles. Greater cultural references started peppering the menus of our restaurants, and home-grown ingredients won a new appreciation. The dining scene was coming of age and a new band of pioneers led the charge.

New cruises 2017

Cue the Champagne.

Melbournes finest meet Worlds Best

Leading chefs descend on Melbourne in April for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. We asked local hospitality folk who they’d abduct for the day and where they’d take them to show off their city. There may be coffee, there may be culture, but in the end it’s cocktails.

All Star Yum Cha

What happens the morning after the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards? We treat the chefs to a world-beating yum cha session, as Dani Valent discovers.

Savoury tarts

Will your next baking project be a flaky puff pastry with pumpkin, goat's curd and thyme, or a classic bacon and Stilton tart? As autumn settles in, we're ticking these off one by one.

Hot diggity dogs

The American hotdog meets the old Australian sausage sizzle at Woofys.

Much as we love a good Bunnings sausage sizzle, let alone the sorts of show dogs offered of late by the likes of The Dip and Rockpool Bar & Grill in Sydney, Miss Kitty's in Perth, and Sidecar in Hobart, there's something to be said for combining the virtues of the mobile hotdog stand with a quality product. Enter Woofys, a moveable fleet of Sydney sausage stands, modelled on the hotdog carts of New York. "I lived in New York for three years working in advertising, and I used to get a hotdog every night on the way home from work," says Woofys co-founder Tom Gibson. "When I came back here I thought, there's a market for hotdogs in Australia, so we put an Australian twist on it, called it a sausage sizzle, and now we have Woofys."

The sausages are made from grass-fed Angus beef, the buns are soft and sweet, made for Woofys by Bronte Bakery, and the toppings (beetroot purée, creamy slaw and deep-fried onion among them) are as fresh as they come. When you get down to it, in fact, the only thing noticeably American about Woofys is the cart. "We have The Boss dog, which is like an American version of a hotdog, with pickles, sauerkraut, mustard and tomato sauce, but everything else is pretty Australiana," Gibson says.

Currently the Woofys fleet is mainly rolled out to events, but over summer a cart will be stationed upstairs in the restaurant at Bondi's Beach Road Hotel and two carts will be in Hyde Park for the Sydney Festival over January. Catch Woofys at the Beach Road Hotel, 71 Beach Rd, Bondi, NSW, Wednesdays to Sundays until the end of February.

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