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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.

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.

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.

New cruises 2017

Cue the Champagne.

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.

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.

Roti canai

Here, we've made the dough in a food processor, but it's really quick and simple to do by hand as well. If the dough seems a little too wet just add a little more flour.

Three Blue Ducks
Modern Australian
  • 143 Macpherson St,
    Bronte,
    Sydney, NSW
  • (02) 9389 0010,
    threeblueducks.com/
  • Lunch Mon-Fri noon-2.30pm, Sat-Sun 12.15pm-3pm;

    Dinner Wed-Sat 6pm-11pm

     

Three Blue Ducks
-33.906441,151.263758

Everyone wants a local like Three Blue Ducks. It's a must for breakfast, but things move up a notch as the day rolls on. The atmosphere is proudly the antithesis of fine dining - small, cosy, lived-in rooms and a relaxed team on the floor create a sense of being at an old friend's house. There's a strong focus on sustainability, with produce sourced locally (including from the beehives and garden out the back) and an emphasis on organic and biodynamic products. Buttermilk fried chicken is crisp and juicy, and provides a counterpoint to an entrée of spicy labne with fermented carrots and lavosh. Of the more substantial dishes, the pepperberry kangaroo with Dutch carrots and cavolo nero stands out. The tempting selection of local craft beers and wines deserves attention. To finish, lemon curd topped with salted meringue is exceptional, and we can't help but be fond of a place that lists a cocktail on the dessert list - rum, honeycomb, chocolate and falernum.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $14-$22

    M $26-$32

    D $13-$19

     

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Breakfast
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Mark LaBrooy, Darren Robertson & Lauren McKenna

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