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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.

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.

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."

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.

Most popular recipes summer 2017

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

Sleep in a Grampians olive grove this autumn

Under Sky are popping up with a luxe camping hotel experience at Mount Zero Olives this April.

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.

2016 Australian Hotel Guide readers' choice awards announced

Crown Towers, Melbourne

Crown Towers, Melbourne

The people have spoken.

After we announced the winners of the 2016 Gourmet Traveller Australian Hotel Guide Awards, we opened the democratic floodgates for the readers' choice awards, with the chance for a reader to win a trip to LA as the prize for voting thanks to boutique hotel gurus Mr & Mrs Smith and Virgin Australia.

Your voices have been heard. Thousands of votes were tallied across five categories; Best City Hotel, Best Regional Hotel, Best Hotel Pool, Best Hotel Breakfast, and Best Hotel Service. Here are your picks of the 2016 Gourmet Traveller Australian Hotel Guide Awards.

Readers' Choice for Best City Hotel
Crown Towers Melbourne, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank Melbourne, Vic, crownhotels.com.au/crown-towers-melbourne.

Readers' Choice for  Best Regional Hotel
Lake House, King Street, Daylesford, Vic, lakehouse.com.au

Readers' Choice for  Best Hotel Pool
QT Port Douglas, 87-109 Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas, QLD, qthotelsandresorts.com/port-douglas

Readers' Choice for Best Hotel Breakfast
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne, Vic, melbourne.grand.hyatt.com

Readers' Choice for  Best Hotel Service
Crown Towers Melbourne, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank Melbourne, Vic, crownhotels.com.au/crown-towers-melbourne

And the reader winner is…

Melissa Brummell, of Glenmore Park in Sydney, wins our 2016 Australian Hotel Guide readers' choice awards competition and will be on her way to LA, thanks to boutique hotel gurus Mr & Mrs Smith and Virgin Australia.

See all the GT Hotel Guide Award winners here.

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