Recipes
Traditional Ricotta Cannoli recipe
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Traditional Ricotta Cannoli recipe

Originally from Sicily, cannoli are one of the most famous of southern Italian pastries and also one of the most decadent. Your Sunday afternoon will be all the more sweet with these Traditional Ricotta Cannoli from Antonio & Lucia: Recipes and Stories from my Australian Calabrian Kitchen by Riccardo Momesso. more

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Time for tea at The Cobble Stone Tea House, New Farm
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Time for tea at The Cobble Stone Tea House, New Farm

Since the invention of the mug, grandmothers, nanas and great ladies alike have been turning up their noses at this un-dainty option for enjoying a cup of tea. The petite handle on a china cup, so delicate that one is forced to raise a pinky from lack of handle space, brings the warm, comforting liquid to perfectly measured flavour when gracing a delicate teacup. more

Restaurants
A drop of Italia at 1889 Enoteca
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A drop of Italia at 1889 Enoteca

Snuggled up amongst the other delectable food destinations in the Woolloongabba Antique Precinct is 1889 Enoteca, a classic Italian restaurant renowned for its tasty dishes. For the wine enthusiast, it should also be acknowledged as an almost unrivalled grape destination, thanks to its extensive list of bottles available. more

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Take things slowly at Bean on Dean, Toowong
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Take things slowly at Bean on Dean, Toowong

Many breakfast spots these days can be all hustle and bustle. With chatter in the air and sardine-like table arrangements, these popular, crowded spaces aren’t ideal for a little morning Zen time. But at Bean on Dean in Toowong, you will find yourself instantly relaxing as the cool autumn breeze whispers past and you sink into the recycled coffee sack ottomans out the front. more


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Brother Espresso opens fifth cafe, at Windsor
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Brother Espresso opens fifth cafe, at Windsor

The rich aroma of freshly brewed coffee is one that can not be surpassed of a sleepy morning, especially when this particular splendour is wafting amongst the exposed-brick interior of the heritage-listed Watsons Plumbing Building on Margaret Street in the city. more

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Modern Italian fare at Cafe Marinara in Paddington
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Modern Italian fare at Cafe Marinara in Paddington

Traditionally, a trattoria is a rustic, community-focused lively place, where a hearty helping of simple but flavoursome fare is washed down with a carafe of wine amongst family and friends. It’s the local spot where the owners know your name and your favourite dish, with Nona dishing you up a second serving straight from the pan, finishing off with an affectionate pinch on the cheek. more

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Spice up your Sunday with Apple Fritters
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Spice up your Sunday with Apple Fritters

While Easter may have left you feeling like you never need to eat another chocolate again, there are other ways to satisfy your sweet tooth. Try knocking together these tummy-pleasing Apple Fritters from Rosa's Farm: Country Cooking by Rosa Mitchell. more

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James Street
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James Street

James Street has evolved over the past few years to become Brisbane’s most sought after destination when it comes to food, fashion, markets, fun and discovery. Situated on the border of Fortitude Valley and Newstead, the James Street precinct is home to some of Brisbane’s most desirable fashion names along with a collection of fine restaurants, bistros, markets and hole-in-the-wall espresso bars. From recently opened Happy Little Dumplings to old established players like Jamies Espresso Bar, the area is certainly a hit with a wide demographic ensuring the precinct is forever bustling. It’s an ever expanding lifestyle mecca and where the locals head for morning coffees, lunch dates, supplies for the kitchen, home and soul. You’ll find the city’s greatest collection of designer and eclectic boutiques and flagship stores of sass & bide, Easton Pearson and Scanlan… more

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Dig into gourmet pizzas at The Burrow, West End
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Dig into gourmet pizzas at The Burrow, West End

Pietro Agnoletto ran the infamous The Pizza Caffé at UQ’s St Lucia campus for 15 years. Renowned for its thin-crusted, traditional Neapolitan pizzas, hungry students and theatre-goers alike have drooled over Pietro’s superb doughy creations. Now Pietro is lending his pizza crafting knowledge to the team at new West End haunt The Burrow. more