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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."

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.

Fig recipes

Figs. We can't get enough of them. Here are a few sweet and savoury ways to add them to your summer spread.

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.

Christine Manfield recipes

As the '90s dawned, darling chefs were pushing the boundaries of cooking in this country. A young Christine Manfield, just starting out at this heady time, soon became part of the generation that redefined modern Australian cuisine. She shares some of her timeless signatures from the era.

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.

Top Australian chefs to follow on Instagram in 2017

A lot has changed since we first published our pick of the best chefs to follow on Instagram (way back in the dark ages of 2013). Here’s who we’re double-tapping on the photo-sharing app right now.

Simone's
Italian
Simone's
-36.727561,146.96131

The alpine town of Bright is famous for its rail trails, especially in autumn, when pin oaks turn yellow and red - and for Simones. In a converted century-old red-brick house, the Simone family delivers warm Italian hospitality and food while championing regional produce. Expect pan-fried Harrietville trout with crisp cavolo nero chips, garlicky kale and golden orbs of fish roe. Or Milawa quail juicy with a meaty stuffing, its skin beautifully caramelised, while thick slices of cotechino add richness and flavour to red cabbage, bitter greens and broccoli. Handmade pasta of unusual quality has long been a feature - perhaps tagliatelle wrapping around a duck ragù topped with pink slices of breast and freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. Another local speciality, chestnuts, features in a death-by-chocolate dessert comprising mousse, crumble and honey meringue. Fittingly, the wine list teams the best of north-east Victoria with Italy's finest.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $25

    M $39-$42

    D $18

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Anthony Simone

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