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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.

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.

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."

Most popular recipes summer 2017

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

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.

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.

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.

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Video: Sydney's Restaurant Hubert

Ahead of the 2017 Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards, we strolled down the sepia-lit stairwell at Restaurant Hubert to chat with the masterminds behind Sydney’s hottest new restaurant.

Restaurant Hubert is the first restaurant from Anton Forte and Jason Scott, the bar czars behind Sydney cult bars The Baxter Inn, Shady Pines Saloon and Frankie's. Their chief creative collaborator is Daniel Pepperell, the chef who made his name with playful, inventive takes on Italian cooking at Paddington's 10 William Street.

Hubert is up for two awards in our 2017 Restaurant Awards: Best New Restaurant and Best Wine List. Ahead of the awards on 17 August, we sat down for a few wines with Forte, Scott, Pepperell and the rest of their Rat Pack: co-owner Stefan Forte and sommelier Andy Tyson. From a corner table at Bar Pincer, we discussed the magic and mystery of the restaurant, what excites them most about being nominated and just how much French they really know (spoiler alert: not a lot).

Can't get to Restaurant Hubert? Try these seven recipes at home.

One thing, however, was very clear. The team at Restaurant Hubert don't just want you to enjoy great food and booze when you dine at the restaurant, they also want you to have an enormous amount of fun while doing it.

Catch the rest of our 2017 Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Award nominees here.

 

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