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Flour and Stone Recipes

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Roasted cauliflower salad with yoghurt dressing and almonds

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Lemon tart

It's really important to seal the pastry well to prevent any seepage during cooking, and to trim the pastry soon after cooking. Let the tart cool in the tin before removing it, or it will crack.

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Australian Gourmet Traveller 2013 Restaurant Awards: The Top 100

This list has been compiled using our star ratings, moderated by our state and national editors. Every restaurant listed in the guide should offer a winning dining experience; any that achieve a placement in the Top 100 represent another order of excellence again.

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1. Quay, NSW
2. Marque, NSW
3. Sepia, NSW
4. Cutler & Co., Vic
5. Rockpool on George, NSW
6. Est., NSW
7. Vue de Monde, Vic
8. Attica, Vic
9. Tetsuya's, NSW
10. Royal Mail Hotel, Vic
11. Guillaume at Bennelong, NSW  
12. Rockpool Bar & Grill, NSW
13. Momofuku Seiobo, NSW
14. The Bridge Room, NSW
15. Jacques Reymond, Vic
16. Bentley Restaurant & Bar, NSW
17. Aria, NSW
18. Loam, Vic
19. Flower Drum, Vic
20. Porteño, NSW
21. Rockpool Bar & Grill, Vic
22. Garagistes, Tas
23. Claude's, NSW
24. Esquire, Qld
25. Urbane, Qld
26. Universal, NSW
27. Sean's Panaroma, NSW
28. Provenance, Vic
29. Pei Modern, Vic
30. Ortiga, Qld
31. Café Di Stasio, Vic
32. Icebergs Dining Room & Bar, NSW
33. Restaurant Amusé, WA
34. Aria Brisbane, Qld
35. Rockpool Bar & Grill, WA
36. Ten Minutes by Tractor, Vic
37. Otto Ristorante, NSW
38. Ezard, Vic
39. Buon Ricordo, NSW
40. Flying Fish, NSW
41. Lake House, Vic
42. The Point, Vic
43. Bacchus, NSW
44. Stokehouse, Vic
45. Yoshii, NSW
46. Cumulus Inc., Vic
47. Spice Temple, NSW
48. Circa, Vic
49. Four in Hand, NSW
50. The Apollo, NSW
51. The Press Club, Vic
52. Longrain, NSW
53. Grossi Florentino, Vic
54. Celsius, SA
55. Bar Lourinhã, Vic
56. Bistrode CBD, NSW
57. Fino, SA
58. Vincenzo's Cucina Vera, SA
59. Sixpenny, NSW
60. Pilu at Freshwater, NSW
61. MoVida Aqui, Vic
62. Bodega, NSW
63. Vulcans, NSW
64. Golden Fields, Vic
65. Port Phillip Dining, Vic
66. The Euro, Qld
67. Ormeggio, NSW
68. Wasabi, Qld
69. Billy Kwong, NSW
70. Petaluma's Bridgewater Mill, SA 
71. Nu Nu, Qld
72. Balla, NSW
73. Felix, NSW
74. Stokehouse Brisbane, Qld
75. MoVida, Vic
76. Spice Temple, Vic
77. Dear Friends, WA
78. Sarti, Vic
79. The Stackings, Tas
80. Buzo, NSW
81. Sailors Thai, NSW
82. Coda, Vic
83. 1889 Enoteca, Qld
84. Carlton Wine Room, Vic
85. Annie Smithers, Vic
86. Dandelion, Vic
87. Catalina, NSW
88. San Telmo, Vic
89. Lucio's, NSW
90. Subo, NSW
91. Fish Face, NSW
92. Estelle Bar & Kitchen, Vic
93. Izakaya Den, Vic
94. The Long Apron, Qld
95. Three Blue Ducks, NSW
96. Foveaux, NSW
97. Auge, SA
98. Gigibaba, Vic
99. Pata Negra, WA
100. Biota Dining, NSW

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