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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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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.

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.

La Maison Plisson, Paris

France's finest producers are showcased at La Maison Plisson.

Man cannot live on Poilâne sourdough alone and now Parisians won't need to with the opening of the French capital's newest food emporium, La Maison Plisson. Located on Boulevard Beaumarchais, this two-story épicerie and restaurant was crowned a Right Bank establishment before its doors even opened recently, such was the hype surrounding its launch.

Founder Delphine Plisson, formerly head of marketing at French fashion brands Maje and Sandro, enlisted French chefs Bruno Doucet and the father of French bistronomy, Yves Camdeborde (of Saint Germain's Le Comptoir du Relais), as consultants to help her select and stock her shelves with the finest French food producers, be it olive oil, fruit-filled confitures, sardines, chocolates or an impressive wine selection. Then there's the cheese: creamy rounds of Saint-Félicien, hunks of Roquefort and slabs of Reblochon, the deli with its array of saucisson, duck terrine and more, and a fresh fruit and vegetable market.

(In summer, look out for the ephemeral and sticky-sweet fraise des bois.)

Adjacent to this luxe grocery store is a 60-seat restaurant with a sprawling terrace. Fresh savoury tarts and sandwiches are on the menu, as well as a traditional dish of the day - free-range chicken and pea meatballs, say, served on bulgur with jus de viande and dill.

Most remarkably, La Maison Plisson is open seven days a week - a common convenience in Australia, but an anomaly in the French capital.

La Maison Plisson, 93 Blvd Beaumarchais, Paris


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