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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.

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.

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."

Most popular recipes summer 2017

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

The world’s best airline has been announced

Etihad First Class Apartment

Etihad First Class Apartment

Not one, but three awards have been awarded to the same international airline this year. 

Etihad Airways has been announced as the World's Best Airline at the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards at a ceremony in the UK overnight. The prestigious passenger-voted awards are the result of 19.2 million completed surveys over 10 months covering 280 airlines, by customers hailing from more than 104 countries. In addition to the top gong, Etihad also took out the award for World's Best First Class Onboard Catering, and World's Best First Class Airline Seat for its First Apartments and Suites inside its A380 first class cabins. This year marks the second occasion that the Abu-Dhabi-based airline has taken out all three top awards, and the fourth time it has scooped World's Best Airline.

Each Etihad Airways First Class section comes complete with an onboard chef. Guests may tailor their own bespoke dining experience from an on-board pantry of fresh produce, or order off an à  la carte menu.

The airline's nine 39 square-feet First Apartments in their A380 are in a league of their own. Each apartment features a soft, supportive armchair made from Poltrona Frau Italian leather and a separate ottoman which converts into a full-length 80.5 inch long bed for a good night's sleep. A shower is also available for all First Class guests to wash away any long haul jet-lag.

Calum Laming, vice president of guest experience at Etihad Airways, commented that "The airline is tremendously proud that we have yet again been presented with these prestigious awards. We have enhanced the experience even further this year through investment in our products, services and cabins and this is a welcome reward for those efforts."

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