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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Explainer: The Halal Snack Pack

King Kebab House's HSP

King Kebab House's HSP

Is the Halal snack pack Australia's answer to poutine? Also known as a meat box, an Aussie pack or, in Adelaide, an AB, the HSP - available from most kebab stores - is a box packed with hot chips and shreds of doner beef, chicken or lamb covered with melted cheese. The trifecta of sauces on top - garlic, chilli and barbecue - is its crowning glory.

Australia's claim to have created the HSP appears to be uncontested, since Lebanese or Turkish meat and chip plates don't traditionally feature cheese. HSPs have been a hot topic in politics and online of late. Lauded as a symbol of multiculturalism, they've inspired a 161,000-member HSP Appreciation Society on Facebook, while in March, New South Wales senator Sam Dastyari immortalised the HSP at Campbelltown's King Kebab House with a glowing review in parliament. Dastyari called the pack a "great Sydney tradition," but, for the record, The North Adelaide Burger Bar claims to have created the late-night snack in the 1970s.

King Kebab House, 2/171-179 Queen St, Campbelltown, NSW, (02) 4656 1707,  kingkebabhouse.com.au.

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