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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."

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.

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.

Australia's best rieslings

We’re spoilt for variety – and value – in Australia when it comes to good riesling. Max Allen picks the top 20 from a fine crop.

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."

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.

World's Best Chefs Talks

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

Chiswick
Modern Australian
  • 65 Ocean St,
    Woollahra,
    Sydney, NSW
  • (02) 8388 8688,
    www.chiswickrestaurant.com.au/
  • Lunch Mon-Thu noon-2.30pm, Fri-Sun noon-3pm

    Dinner Mon-Thu 6pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 5.30pm-10pm, Sun 6pm-9pm

Chiswick
-33.886023,151.239796

In one ear, a pair discusses the perks of pre-emptive Botox. In the other, it's this year's tomato crop. Chiswick, part of Matt Moran's stable of restaurants, is mostly down to earth, with attentive service, large dishes made for sharing, plenty of natural light and a horticulturist tending to its vast vegetable garden. Concurrently, it's all glossy blow-waves and air-kisses. There's a seasonal, vegetable-rich focus to the menu: charred eggplant paired with crunchy radish, or sweet heirloom tomatoes dressed with herbs you can see growing outside the window. Locally sourced meat is also a feature; wood-roasted lamb hails from the Moran family farm itself. A Macleay Valley pork chop comes roasted with a crisp ribbon of crackling, while desserts may make wonderful use of late-summer stone fruit, as in peaches with elderflower and almond. Cocktails are likewise garden-infused, while wines are helpfully categorised from bright to spicy.

 


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $7-$28

    M $30-$36

    D $17-$18

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Richie Dolan & Matt Moran

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