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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.

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A celebration of one of our favourite breakfast foods.

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.

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.

Coffee culture: A history

Australia’s love affair with coffee is stronger than ever; it’s become a way of life. But exactly how did a beverage manage to shape our country’s culture?

Curry recipes

When you're in need of rejuvenation, there's nothing better than a warming bowl of curry, whether it's gently spiced potato and egg, a punchy Jamaican goat number or an elaborate Burmese fish curry. Here are our favourite recipes.

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.

Freycinet Experience Walk

Freycinet Experience Walk, Schouten Island

Freycinet Experience Walk, Schouten Island

Friendly Beaches Lodge, home-base for the four-day Freycinet Experience Walk, is a true escape from day-to-day life. Guests arrive by foot along a near-empty white beach, and need a guide to point out the track to the lodge, so small is its footprint. It's completely off the grid (yes, no mobile coverage) and after each day's walk, dinners are eaten by candlelight, having been cooked in a kitchen with no electric appliances. The oysters are from Freycinet Marine Farm, the grass-fed beef is sourced by renowned Bicheno butcher Sirloin Breier, the flathead is caught by guests while boating off Schouten Island, and the wine is from nearby vineyards. This experience, along with Bay of Fires Walk and Maria Island Walk (all on the sunny east coast) and Cradle Mountain Huts Overland Walk, from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair, count among the world's great guided walks. They share a philosophy of treading lightly, with minimal impact on the unique environments, but not at the expense of creature comforts.

Tasmanian Expeditions' walks are more challenging but intensely rewarding, including a nine-day trek along Tasmania's uninhabited south coast in the World Heritage-listed Southwest National Park. And if that sounds too long, Tasmania's 60 Great Short Walks are detailed on Tasmania's Parks & Wildlife Service's website (parks.tas.gov.au).

Freycinet Experience Walk freycinet.com.au

Great Walks of Tasmania greatwalkstasmania.com

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