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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.

New cruises 2017

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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.

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.

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.

Apple desserts

Whether baked into a bubbling crumble, caramelised in a puff-pastry tart or served in an all-American pie, apples are a classic filling for fruity desserts. Here are the recipes we keep coming back to.

Fast autumn dinners

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

Duck egg desserts

On occasion, I have been able to source duck eggs and have heard of their wonderful qualities for baking. So far I have made basic sponges and custards but am keen to produce something that stands out in taste and texture. Any ideas?
By Mandy from Adelaide
Lisa Featherby, Gourmet Traveller food editor, answers:
You can use duck eggs in any way you use a chicken egg. They do make the best sponges, but, if you're after something different, I would recommend finding unusual recipes for chicken eggs and substituting the duck egg (you may need to cook it longer and adjust quantities in some cases as it's larger than a chicken egg). Most commonly, they are salted and preserved (as in the thousand-year-old-eggs you find in Chinese grocers). Fuchsia Dunlop is a great reference for recipes like this and has a book out called Revolutionary Chinese which is great for these kinds of recipes. Otherwise, they are great steamed in the shell (less harsh than boiling) and served with a hot-and-sour Thai-style dressing. Smoking them would also give you an unusual flavour and texture. The other way you can cook them is to slow cook them in a very gentle water bath. Justin North provided us a with a great recipe not long ago for a smoked duck egg and the texture was very unusual - quite gelatinous.
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