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Tarta de Santiago

"Gordita makes a splendid version of the Galician almond cake Tarta de Santiago, with its dramatic design. Would you please publish the recipe?" Michael MacDermott, Taringa, Qld REQUEST A RECIPE To request a recipe, email fareexchange@bauer-media.com.au or send us a message via Facebook. Please include the restaurant's name and address, as well as your name and address. Please note that because of the volume of requests we receive, we can only publish a selection in the magazine.

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Pipers of Penola
Modern Australian
Pipers of Penola
-37.380074,140.838934

This quaint outpost is the eatery of choice for Coonawarra wine tourists and food-savvy locals alike. Chef Simon Bowen and his wife Erika, fronting the house, create a welcoming, relaxed environment while plying guests with big, hearty dishes and a considered selection of local and imported wines. Horseradish-spiked gnocchi with crumbed artichoke is a lovely combination of tastes and textures; topped with foam and garlic chive flowers it looks pretty, too. There's a lot to like about chunks of smoked ocean trout with paper-thin discs of radish, but an attempt at Japanese- French fusion - kingfish on soba noodles in a buttery sauce, topped with baby shrimp and flying-fish roe - may need a rethink. A big slab of sliced beef, nicely charred on the outside and teamed with a rich beef-cheek ragù and baby golden beets, will satisfy meat lovers. Finish with the salty-sweet hit of burnt caramel sauce over a crumbly, buttery pear tart. 


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $18-$21

    M $32-$38

    D $16-$24

     

  • Feature:
  • BYO
    Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Simon Bowen

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