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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.

Curry recipes

It's time for you to find a new go-to curry recipe. Here are 20 curries - from a Burmese-style fish version to a Southern Indian lobster number - we think you should try.

Bread and butter pudding

Just what you need on a cold winter's night; a bowl of luscious pudding. Make sure to leave room for seconds.

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.

Autumn's most popular recipes 2017

As the weather started to cool down, your stoves were heating up with spicy curries, hearty breakfast dishes and comforting bowls of pasta. You balanced things out nicely with some greens but dessert wasn't entirely forgotten. Counting down from 30, here are your 2017 autumn favourites.

Ham hock soup

New Indian restaurant breaks new ground in breakfast and lunch

Cafe Southall, a contemporary all-day Indian eatery from the family behind Bombay by Night, opens in St Kilda.

What to eat at Popteño

The Porteño gang are a resilient bunch. They're back in action, following the closure of their Sydney restaurant three weeks ago after a fire in the kitchen, but not exactly as you know them.

The restaurant has risen from the ashes as Popteño: a pop-up in the old Rushcutters site on Neild Avenue. There's no eight-hour lamb or suckling pig, even the popular Brussels sprouts haven't made the trip to Rushcutters Bay. What you have instead is a menu new to even the Porteño faithful, which focuses on a more homely style of cooking - the kind you'd expect from the Argentine grandmother you never had.

There are sunny entrées such as tender barbecued octopus with aïoli and confit potatoes, and lightly fried zucchini flowers teamed with a truffle-y pecorino sabayon. Then there's the pasta courses - gnocchi (or ñoquis, as the Latin Americans spell it), say, in a sharp parmesan broth with a dusting of nutmeg - and the bigger dishes, such as a stew of scallops, mussels, fish, calamari, bugs and legumes with a side of fried pumpkin bread for dipping's sake, or a gutsy platter of Milanese-style crumbed veal accompanied by aïoli, lemon wedges and a pretty radicchio and orange salad.

The dessert department holds up its end, too; we're looking at you, milk flan with dulce de leche and cream. The Argentine wines have joined the migration, too, as have a short but sweet selection of cocktails, best enjoyed up at the bar. At the moment, the fun is scheduled to continue for two months. We'll see you there for a Fernet and cola soon.

Popteño, from 6pm Wed-Sat through 14 March, 10 Neild Ave, Rushcutters Bay, NSW, (02) 8399 1440

Looking for more Sydney dining options? Check out our list of the best restaurants in Sydney.


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