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Recipes with peaches

Whether caramelised in a tarte Tartin, paired with slow-roasted pork on top of pizza or tossed through salads, this sweet stone fruit is an excellent addition to summer cooking.

Knives and Ink chef tattoos

What is it about chefs and tattoos? A new book asks the inked to answer for themselves.

Ben Shewry's favourite souvlaki restaurant in Melbourne Kalimera Souvlaki Art

Attica’s chef isn’t happiest when eating soils or smears on his days off, it’s souvlaki. We follow him to his favourite spot.

Black Star Pastry to open in Carlton, Melbourne

Instagram’s most famous cake, plus a few other sweet hits, is heading south.

Seabourn Encore luxury cruise ship

Australia is about to get its first glimpse of Seabourn Encore, a glamorous new addition to the Seabourn fleet.

Berry recipes

Whether it's raspberries paired with chocolate in a layer cake, or blueberries with lemon in a tart; berries are a welcome addition to any dessert. Here are delicious recipes with berries.

Light and healthy recipes

With fresh ingredients and lots of spices, these light and healthy recipes are perfect for summer.

Coconut crab and green mango salad

"This salad bursts with fresh, vibrant flavours and became a signature on my Paramount menus," says Christine Manfield. "I capitalised on using green mangoes in many dishes as they became more widely available. Blue swimmer crabs from South Australia have the most delicious sweet meat. It's best to buy them whole, cook them yourself and carefully pick the meat from the shell - a tedious task but it gives the best flavour. This entree also works well with spanner crab meat (you can buy this in packs ready cooked from reliable fishmongers). The sweetness of the crab, the richness of the fresh coconut and the sourness of green mango make a wonderful partnership. It's all about harmony on the palate and using the very best produce."

Perth's best cafés

Greenhouse

Greenhouse

Our list of Perth's best cafés from our 2014 Restaurant Guide.

Elixir Coffee Specialists (45a, 145 Stirling Hwy, Nedlands, 08 9389 3333) remains a rallying point for caffeine consumption out west, while the prosaically named Standing Room Only (Piccadilly Arcade, Hay St, Perth) is a popular CBD refuelling station.

At Toastface Grillah (Grand Theatre La, Perth, 0409 115 909), the coffees are as well priced as the winning toasted cheese sandwiches, while Lowdown (16a Cloisters Arcade, Perth, 08 9226 3041) keeps on delivering on the value front.

No 4 Blake Street

Greenhouse, meanwhile, is still home to the CBD's most interesting breakfasts. Heading north, No 4 Blake Street, the more casual daytime identity of No 4, has all your breakfast to lunch bases covered.

Shifting our attention to the other side of the tracks at Maylands, baked treats and fun times at Mrs S (178 Whatley Cr, Maylands, 08 9271 6690) and retro-leaning Sherbet (206b Whatley Cr, Maylands, 08 9371 8004) are just two reasons why the 'hood is on the up.

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