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Father’s Day feasts fit for a king
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Father’s Day feasts fit for a king

In case you missed the memo, it’s Father’s Day on Sunday September 6 so it might be time to get around to thinking about ways to show your dear ol’ dad how much you appreciate him and his daggy jokes. If your dad has all the socks he could ever possibly wear, forgo the gift this year and spend some quality time together over a meal and maybe an ale or two. We’ve round up a few venues that put on a spread fit for a king for your Father's Day feast. more

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Bake a gluten-free lime and coconut island cake for a good cause
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Bake a gluten-free lime and coconut island cake for a good cause

Look, we know you are trying to be healthy. But hear us out. You need to eat cake – it's for a good cause! If that isn't the best excuse to indulge in some spongey, sugary goodness, we don't know what is. Monday August 31 marks the official date of the Australian Red Cross's Big Cake Bake, which encourages Australians to gather with friends, family or workmates to share in an array of baked goods and raise funds for the Red Cross. Money raised from the bake off will go towards supporting people across the country who are in need of assistance. One of this year’s ambassadors, gluten-free superstar Rowie Dillion of Rowie's Cakes, has shared her recipe for lime and coconut island cake, which is sure to be a standout on any Big Cake Bake table spread. more


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Sip coffee with conscience at Parlour Coffee
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Sip coffee with conscience at Parlour Coffee

For many coffee drinkers it’s a non-negotiable part of the morning but how many of us have paused to consider the origins of the beans or how they made their way from the farm to your cup? Parlour Coffee is here to change that by educating patrons about the traceability of its coffee. more

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Whip up a divine pomegranate souffle with rose and raspberry cream
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Whip up a divine pomegranate souffle with rose and raspberry cream

The Weekend Edition team is certainly guilty of finding any excuse to indulge in dessert. Someone’s birthday? Cake. Hot day? Gelato. Weekend? Homemade sweets. This divine recipe for light and fluffy pomegranate souffle captures the flavours of India while also being a dessert worthy of dinner party appreciation. Teamed with a rose and raspberry cream, it’s the perfect sweet for any season. UK chef Anjum Anand recommends using 150 ml ramekin dishes if sticking to the cooking times detailed below. This recipe makes four, but can be doubled for more guests. more

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Cha Tea Providores opens at Surfers Paradise
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Cha Tea Providores opens at Surfers Paradise

In our coffee-obsessed culture, tea is regrettably an overlooked beverage in many cafes however there is a quiet revolution underway, a revolution that is being spurred by the Gold Coast’s newest teahouse, CHA Tea Providores at The 4217 in Surfers Paradise. more

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Chow down on oyster po' boys
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Chow down on oyster po’ boys

Inspired by the Louisiana staple dish, this recipe from Gregory Llewellyn and Naomi Hart is an absolute cracker. The preparation of both the oysters and the optional Hartsyard hot sauce may take a little time, but the end result is certainly worth it. Taken from the pair's new cookbook Fried Chicken & Friends: The Hartsyard Family Cookbook, this recipe is one of many finger-licking American-inspired recipes from the team behind award-winning restaurant Hartsyard. Serve these tasty little morsels as a snack or party pleaser. more