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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.

Fast autumn dinners

Autumn weather signals the arrival of soups, broths, roasts and more hearty meals.

Roasted cauliflower salad with yoghurt dressing and almonds

The cauliflower is roasted until it starts to caramelise, which adds extra depth of flavour to this winning salad. Serve it warm or at room temperature.

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.

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.

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.

New cruises 2017

Cue the Champagne.

Labne and pistachio cheesecake

The luscious silky texture of this tangy cheesecake makes it irresistible - the fact it's free of gluten and refined sugar is a bonus. We've topped ours with cherries, but berries would also work well. Start this recipe a day ahead to drain the yoghurt.

Sleep in a Grampians olive grove this autumn

Under Sky at Mount Zero Olives

Under Sky at Mount Zero Olives

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

Three hours west of Melbourne, the dry, rocky landscape of the northern Grampians National Park is ideal olive-growing territory. The bio-dynamically farmed, family-run grove at Mount Zero Olives was planted in the region over 70 years ago and today produces some of the best Manzanilla and Gordal olives in the country, not to mention olive oil, pink lake salt and a handful of pulses and grains.

Under Sky.

Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of year at the grove, and Mount Zero has teamed up with luxury camping and outdoor specialists Under Sky to create a five-week pop-up camping hotel on the property. Under Sky will set up a collection of five-metre square canvas bell tents made by local label Homecamp, each kitted out with a plush bed (yes, that means mattress and all) laid with Hunting for George linen, soft towels, woven rugs and natural toiletries. Each spacious tent will also come supplied with an outdoor table and two chairs for sundowners and card games, as well as an Esky, cutlery and serving set.

Mount Zero surrounds. 

You're welcome to bring your own supplies, but if you'd rather leave it to the team at the on-site Mount Zero café, they'll provide breakfast hampers to your tent each morning, and will also supply coffee, tea, a light lunch and take-away picnic hampers for those heading off to hike, rock climb or explore wineries in the area. On Friday nights the Under Sky team will cook wood-fired pizzas, and there'll be a communal fire-pit for guests to gather round on cool evenings. We can't think of many other places we'd rather be.

The Under Sky pop-up camping hotel at Mount Zero Olives will run from 31 March - 7 May  and reservations are now open. See for more information and to book. Mount Zero Olives, 3/2a Holmwood Rd, Tottenham, Vic,


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