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Most popular recipes summer 2017

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

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."

Bali's new wave of restaurants, hotels and bars

The restaurant and hotel scene on Australia's favourite holiday island has never been more exciting and Australian chefs, owners and restaurateurs are leading the charge, writes Samantha Coomber.

World's Best Chefs Talks

Massimo Bottura and more are coming to the Sydney Opera House.

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.

Baguette recipes

These baguette recipes are picture-perfect and picnic ready, bursting with fillings like slow-cooked beef tongue, poached egg and grilled asparagus and classic leg ham and cheese.

Fast summer dinners

From an effortless tomato and ricotta herbed tart to Sri Lankan fish curries and chewy pork-and-pineapple skewers, these no-fuss recipes lend to relaxing on a humid summer's night.

Curtis Stone's strawberry and almond cheesecake

"I've made all kinds of fancy cheesecakes in my time, but nothing really beats the classic combination of strawberries and almonds with a boost from vanilla bean," says Stone. "I could just pile macerated strawberries on top, but why not give your tastebuds a proper party by folding grilled strawberries into the cheesecake batter too? Cheesecakes are elegant and my go-to for celebrations because they taste best when whipped up a day in advance."

Anchoïade toasts with roasted tomatoes and capsicum


Anchoïade is an addictive Niçoise spread that keeps well in the fridge and can be used in countless ways. Slathering it over hot toast is a great way to enjoy it, and it makes an excellent dip for crudités such as fresh witlof leaves.

You'll need

600 gm assorted small tomatoes on the truss 2 tbsp olive oil 2 red capsicum 1 full-length sourdough baguette, split lengthways, then crossways To serve: wild rocket or dandelion salad   Anchoïade 3 egg yolks 2 small garlic cloves, crushed Juice of ½ lemon 320 ml olive oil 90 gm anchovy fillets, rinsed, patted dry and chopped

Method

  • 01
  • For anchoïade, process egg yolks, garlic and lemon juice in a blender until smooth, then gradually add olive oil in a thin steady stream until incorporated and mixture is thick (be careful, mixture will split if oil iss added too quickly). Blend in anchovy a little at a time until smooth, then season with black pepper and refrigerate.
  • 02
  • Preheat oven to 200C. Place tomatoes on a tray, drizzle with olive oil and roast until blistered and soft (12-14 minutes).
  • 03
  • Char capsicum over the flame of your stove or on a barbecue until blistered (5-10 minutes), then transfer to oven and cook until tender (15-20 minutes). When cool enough to handle, peel, core and thickly slice.
  • 04
  • Spread anchoïade over baguette, top with capsicum and tomatoes, and serve with wild rocket or dandelion salad.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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  • Serves 4 people

Drink Suggestion

Bandol rosé.

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