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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.

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.

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.

New cruises 2017

Cue the Champagne.

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.

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.

Roti canai

Here, we've made the dough in a food processor, but it's really quick and simple to do by hand as well. If the dough seems a little too wet just add a little more flour.

Restaurants catering home parties

Longrain catering

Longrain catering

Rock the house with some restaurant expertise at your next shindig.

Catering your next party isn't copping out; it's clever delegation - not least when you get a top restaurant to do the heavy lifting. Sydney's Longrain has now weighed into the game, offering cocktails, canapés and sit-down menus, so you can enjoy their crab betel leaves in, as they say in the classics, the comfort of your very own home, Camp Bitch cocktail in hand. To put it simply, says Longrain honcho Sam Christie, "we bring a spicy, boozy flavour to any party or event". Other restaurants around Australia are also taking their magic into private parties. Melbourne entertainers can opt for a bespoke menu from the likes of Izakaya Den - their tuna tataki is particularly popular - and for something more casual, Rumi offers a take-home Middle Eastern feast on request. It's a similar deal at Xarcuteria in Perth, where you can leave your paella pan, or buy one from them, then pick it up filled and ready for a fiesta. In Brisbane, party planners should take note that the cocktails and duck pie by Aria Brisbane are favourites on the circuit, while E'cco has long catered all manner of festivities with everything from canapés to sit-down three-course functions.

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