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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.

Pea and ham soup

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.

Event: Bacon Week

A celebration of one of our favourite breakfast foods.

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.

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.

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.

Nel Restaurant, Sydney

Our restaurant critics' picks of the latest and best eats around the country right now: Nel Restaurant, Sydney.

Last things first: what's not to like about a restaurant that concludes a meal with a nod to its chef's heritage in the form of a tiny, perfect Eccles cake? Here at GT we're acolytes of the Church of St John, so given the choice we'd probably opt for a bit of Lancashire cheese with it rather than the dab of lemon curd, but what the hey? At $35, the lunch version of the dégustation offered at this carefully hidden new basement restaurant is excellent value. Nelly Robinson likes his plates quite worked, so after the relative restraint of "green peas, ham" (pig's head meat pressed and crumbed into something like a porcine fish-finger, with pea purée and tendrils), "chilli crab" is an explosion of petals, foam and colour around little parcels of crab enveloped in slices of daikon, while ultra-rich lamb belly arrives on an exuberant mess of mustardy diced potato and carrot purée with a slick of lamb sauce and a zucchini blossom stuffed with feta. Dessert is a sweet, showy swizzle of pistachio ice-cream, white corn, choc "soil" and cherry under a tuft of fairy-floss. Throw in Iggy's bread and bottomless bottles of Badoit, and it's a deal.

Nel Restaurant, 75 Wentworth Ave, Sydney, NSW, (02) 9212 2206

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