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Most popular recipes summer 2017

Counting down from 20, here are this summer's most-loved recipes.

Curtis Stone's strawberry, elderflower and brioche summer puddings

"Think of this dessert as a deconstructed version of a summer pudding, with thinly sliced strawberries macerated in elderflower liqueur and layered between slices of brioche," says Stone. "A dollop of whipped cream on top is a cooling counterpoint to the floral flavours."

Australia's best rieslings

We’re spoilt for variety – and value – in Australia when it comes to good riesling. Max Allen picks the top 20 from a fine crop.

Fig recipes

Figs. We can't get enough of them. Here are a few sweet and savoury ways to add them to your summer spread.

Chorizo hotdogs with chimichurri and smoky red relish

A hotdog is all about the condiments. Here, choose between a smoky red capsicum relish or the bright flavours of chimichurri, or go for a bit of both.

Christine Manfield recipes

As the '90s dawned, darling chefs were pushing the boundaries of cooking in this country. A young Christine Manfield, just starting out at this heady time, soon became part of the generation that redefined modern Australian cuisine. She shares some of her timeless signatures from the era.

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.

Top Australian chefs to follow on Instagram in 2017

A lot has changed since we first published our pick of the best chefs to follow on Instagram (way back in the dark ages of 2013). Here’s who we’re double-tapping on the photo-sharing app right now.

Manuka Woodfire Kitchen, Perth

Our restaurant critics' picks of the latest and best eats around the country right now: Manuka Woodfire Kitchen, Perth.

Can you still call it a sea change when a chef in the country moves to the big smoke? At any rate, Kenny McHardy's appearance on one of Fremantle's busier thoroughfares promises good things for eaters, or at least those with an appreciation for honest and punchy flavours. As the restaurant's name suggests, playing with fire is the name of the game: coriander-spiked chicken that's crisp of skin and succulent of flesh; chorizo rendered smoky and juicy over the coals - but the wood-burning oven gets used in subtler ways, too. Bathed in rice vinegar and served cold, marinated wood-roasted mussels make a brilliant first course while roast potatoes get transformed into some of the lightest gnocchi around (the accompanying, utterly satisfying osso buco, however, is not so light-on-its-feet). Food aside, cosy surrounds and a tight, all-WA drinks list are further reasons to set course for this likeable newcomer.

Manuka Woodfire Kitchen, 134 High St, Fremantle, WA, (08) 9335 3527.

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