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Garlic Chilli Prawns With Charred Lime

Super buttery garlic chilli prawns topped with charred lime and lots of salt! The perfect winter party snack. Ingredients Makes 1kg For the charred limes:  1 lime, halved Sea salt For the prawns: 160g butter 6 teaspoons minced garlic, or 8 garlic cloves, minced 3 long red chillies, finely chopped 1kg uncooked prawns, peeled or […]

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UberEats comes to Canberra!

UberEats is now bringing more than 70 Canberra restaurants to your door. UberEats is launching in Canberra today, and it couldn’t come at a better time, with temperatures set to plunge to minus six degrees across the weekend. Now you can have Pâtissez’s Banana Quinoa or 3 Degrees Coffee’s OG Bacon and Egg Roll for breakfast without […]

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Your guide to Canberra’s newest places to eat

We get it. With so many new places to eat opening in Canberra, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed. So we’ve compiled our articles on the newest places to check out AND our reviews of the ones we’ve managed to get around to so far, so that you know what to expect. There’s sure to be something that […]

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Chocolate and Raspberry Jam Layer Cake with White Chocolate Buttercream

A very decadent gluten free chocolate cake layered with raspberry jam, lathered in white chocolate buttercream and finished with toasted coconut! Ingredients For the cake: Butter for greasing the cake tins 1 cup coconut flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup dutch processed cacao powder 170g butter, melted 1 & 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt […]

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First Look: Mookie

Vibrant hoarding has been long been piquing interest on Genge Street and now we can reveal what’s behind the brightly coloured doors of Mookie.  The eye-catching shopfront will provide a new take on burgers when they open next month. Behind Mookie is longtime cafe owner Jaye Min who currently owns cafés at the ANU and […]

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The Toast of Lonsdale Street 

By now, you’ve probably heard that Lonsdale Street in Braddon is going to be home to Canberra’s first toast bar. With dine-in and takeaway, Toasted will doubtless become a fast favourite of those who live and work in and around the city when they open in August. “We actually saw something like it in America,” […]

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Hunt, Cook, Eat, Drink, Stay: The Truffle Festival 2017

It’s intoxicating, the smell coming out the fridges of Canberra foodies during winter. The earthy, fragrant, pungent smell of fresh, black winter truffles is distinctive and totally addictive. For those who know what we’re on about (or want to learn), The Truffle Festival- Canberra Region is in full swing and there are plenty of activities […]

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First Look: The Goods

It’s a common conundrum. It’s 12pm, you’re starving and your carefully prepared leftovers were forgotten in the fridge at home. Now you have half an hour to find a takeaway option that’s affordable, close and ideally, well, delicious. ‘Summer bodies are made in winter’ you say to yourself as you set off in search for a healthy […]

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Vincent's chic interior. Image: Tim Bean Photography.

10 cool Canberra bars for cold winter nights

When the temperature drops, you want to find your bolthole. Here are 10 cool Canberra bars for cold Canberra nights. Bar Rochford A cracking wine list and food influenced by European, Spain and Modern Australia — Bar Rochford (above) looks set to be the new destination for those who love ‘very fine times’. It’s sophisticated with a touch […]

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Puttanesca Pasta | Anisa Sabet | The Macadames-15-11

Puttanesca Pasta

Anchovies, sun dried tomatoes, whole plum tomatoes, black olives, capers and basil tossed in a rich tomato sauce make this puttanesca pasta your new favourite to welcome the chillier weather! Ingredients Serves four For the sauce:  Note: if you like a really saucy pasta, double the measurements here (except pasta). I did so for the photos […]

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