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Flour and Stone Recipes

Baker extraordinaire Nadine Ingram of Sydney's Flour and Stone cooks up a sweet storm for Easter, including the much loved bakery's greatest hit.

Savoury tarts

Will your next baking project be a flaky puff pastry with pumpkin, goat's curd and thyme, or a classic bacon and Stilton tart? As autumn settles in, we're ticking these off one by one.

New cruises 2017

Cue the Champagne.

1980s recipes

Australia saw some bold moves in the ’80s, and we’re not just talking hairstyles. Greater cultural references started peppering the menus of our restaurants, and home-grown ingredients won a new appreciation. The dining scene was coming of age and a new band of pioneers led the charge.

Apple desserts

Whether baked into a bubbling crumble, caramelised in a puff-pastry tart or served in an all-American pie, apples are a classic filling for fruity desserts. Here are the recipes we keep coming back to.

Roti canai

Here, we've made the dough in a food processor, but it's really quick and simple to do by hand as well. If the dough seems a little too wet just add a little more flour.

Melbournes finest meet Worlds Best

Leading chefs descend on Melbourne in April for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. We asked local hospitality folk who they’d abduct for the day and where they’d take them to show off their city. There may be coffee, there may be culture, but in the end it’s cocktails.

Neil Perry pulls out of haute cuisine and closes Eleven Bridge

Sydney’s Eleven Bridge to close. For real this time. Sort of. Again.

Two new African island hotels

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort

Robinson Crusoe wished he had it this good. Those who dream of a perfectly private island, far from crowds and cares, have two new luxury resorts in the Indian Ocean to consider.

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort
With the reopening of Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort after an extensive refurbishment, the barefoot jetset are making plans to head west. A 50-minute flight from the nearest town delivers guests to an island no more than a kilometre long and 300 metres wide at the widest point.

There, in the Quirimbas Archipelago off the coast of Mozambique, is a lush private island escape of just 12 adults-only villas. 

The fresh and understated African design of the villas lays the spotlight squarely on the real star of the show, a dazzling blue expanse of Indian Ocean. Private splash pools were designed to maximise views, and the option of sleeping underneath the stars in a king-size four-poster bed has been met with delight by romantics and adventurers alike.

Signature experiences make the most of the marine wonderland, with seasonal whale-watching trips, underwater diving at world-class spots and sunset cruises aboard traditional dhow sailing boats all on offer. The senses are indulged with luxe Anantara Spa treatments and personally tailored Dining by Design experiences. Castaways are never far away from a chilled glass of South African chenin blanc.
medjumbe.anantara.com

Thanda Island

Thanda Island Villa

Thanda Island Villa
It's tiny, reef-fringed and very private. On Thanda Island in southern Tanzania's Shungi Mbili Island Marine Reserve, a single, ultra-luxe villa opens this month, the brainchild of Swedish entrepreneur philanthropists Christin and Dan Olofsson and the sister property to their Zululand private game reserve, Thanda Safari.

The entirely self-sufficient solar-powered, five-bedroom villa has hand-picked furniture and art, a grand piano, glass rim-flow pool and a huge indoor aquarium. There are jet skis, a book collection dedicated to Ernest Hemingway, and a helicopter pad for speedy access.
thandaisland.com

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