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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.

The Cross Eatery, Sydney

Our restaurant critics' picks of the latest and best eats around the country right now: The Cross Eatery, Sydney.

Old Brillat-Savarin said that the invention of a new dish did more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star. There may be a similar magic at work with decent cafés in the Sydney CBD. Fine-diners? Ace bars? We got 'em in spades. Cafés that get the coffee right and serve good food, on the other hand, remain a precious rarity. It makes the arrival of The Cross Eatery that much more delicious. One of the prettiest cafés to have opened in the city in years, it occupies the lobby of the gorgeous Moderne building that was until recently the home of the Red Cross. Airy and drenched in light from the steel-framed windows, it could certainly get by on looks alone. But there's more than a little substance here. Owner Marcelo Soto was a barista at Mecca for years, so the caffeine situation is more than under control, and the food might be an even stronger hook still. The salads in the glass case sell for $16 for a plate of three, and they're properly decent, rich in interesting things like slivers of persimmon and shredded Brussels sprouts, dressed with care and given texture with toasted seeds and nuts. The cheese toastie with pickles is almost more like a pickle sandwich with cheese, but the mix of ricotta, Maffra cheddar and turmeric-stained pickled cauliflower and zucchini between slices of Brickfields ciabatta is more than okay in our book. Throw in a breakfast menu that runs all day, kombucha on tap (no, really) and a Radiohead-rich playlist focused on late-90s goodies and you've got your new favourite CBD pit stop sorted.

The Cross Eatery, 155 Clarence St, Sydney

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