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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.

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 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.

Event: Bacon Week

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.

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.

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.

Top Travel Apps



Travel can be testing: so here's our selection of top apps to deal with that.

As much as we love it, travel can be testing: flights to plan, hotels to book - even deciding where to go can take away from the fun. Fortunately, there's an app to help with almost all of that.

Kayak, for one, is a great all-rounder. Available free on all major platforms, it offers price comparisons for flights, hotels and car hires. It also features a flight tracker and a customised itinerary planner that handily pulls all the details of your trip into one place. It's not new, but it's still one of the sharpest and easiest to use on the market.

For fans of our national carrier, the Qantas app (free on Android and Apple devices) browses, compares, books, and tracks all of the airline's flights. It even sends flight reminders, gives driving directions to the airport, allows you to check in online and offers the lowdown on gates and lounges.

For the less navigationally blessed, Citymaps2go saves maps and guides in your device to be accessed any time without an internet connection, and allows you to search for addresses and GPS locations offline, too.

Language barriers can be difficult at times, and while there are plenty of interpreting apps on the market, we like Google Translate best. It works with more than 90 languages and can save translations to your device without an internet connection. And while it won't turn you into a fluent pro, its feature that deciphers signs and directions captured with your camera phone will certainly help you get around.

Mr & Mrs Smith's application has lovers of boutique hotels covered. Exclusive to Apple devices, it allows you to browse and book more than 950 Smith-approved properties around the globe. You can search via destination and collection, or scroll down the "tempt me" carousel for inspiration. There's a 24/7 booking support button that connects you to your nearest hotline anywhere in the world, and a wish-list library to save all your top options.

The newly released Hotel Tonight app is a saving grace for last-minute bookers. It allows you to browse a handpicked list of top-rated hotels, and book a room that very same day. It features detailed profiles on each property, and themed slideshows for pure inspiration.

Instagram's new search tools are worthy of a mention, too. The "places" tab provides the location of, say, a restaurant, hotel or bar and pulls all related posts to that particular address. "Top search", meanwhile, lets you search not only the hashtagged posts of a business, for example, but also geotagged posts and accounts as well.

Then, of course, for when you're travelling within Australia, there's our personal favourite: the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide. It offers more than 700 of Australia's finest eating and dining experiences, searchable by location, cuisine, venue type, ratings and opening hours. There's also the Hot Plates section that puts the spotlight on our favourite new restaurants of the moment, and a handy booking feature that allows you to secure your seat at the touch of a button.

Now all that's left to do is pack - there's probably an app to help with that, too.

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