Healthy Eating

After fresh ideas for meals that are healthy but still pack a flavour punch? We've got salads and vegetable-packed bowls to soups and light desserts.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to Australian Gourmet Traveller before 24th July, 2017 and receive 6 issues for only $35!

Gourmet digital

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad or Android tablet.

Pea and ham soup

Tarta de Santiago

"Gordita makes a splendid version of the Galician almond cake Tarta de Santiago, with its dramatic design. Would you please publish the recipe?" Michael MacDermott, Taringa, Qld REQUEST A RECIPE To request a recipe, email fareexchange@bauer-media.com.au or send us a message via Facebook. Please include the restaurant's name and address, as well as your name and address. Please note that because of the volume of requests we receive, we can only publish a selection in the magazine.

Curry recipes

It's time for you to find a new go-to curry recipe. Here are 20 curries - from a Burmese-style fish version to a Southern Indian lobster number - we think you should try.

Bread and butter pudding

Just what you need on a cold winter's night; a bowl of luscious pudding. Make sure to leave room for seconds.

Bali's new wave of restaurants, hotels and bars

The restaurant and hotel scene on Australia's favourite holiday island has never been more exciting and Australian chefs, owners and restaurateurs are leading the charge, writes Samantha Coomber.

Autumn's most popular recipes 2017

As the weather started to cool down, your stoves were heating up with spicy curries, hearty breakfast dishes and comforting bowls of pasta. You balanced things out nicely with some greens but dessert wasn't entirely forgotten. Counting down from 30, here are your 2017 autumn favourites.

Ham hock soup

New Indian restaurant breaks new ground in breakfast and lunch

Cafe Southall, a contemporary all-day Indian eatery from the family behind Bombay by Night, opens in St Kilda.

Boilermaker House, Melbourne

Boilermaker House, Melbourne

Boilermaker House, Melbourne

New bar Boilermaker House is challenging the way Melbournians take their whisky. The latest venture from Eau de Vie's Sven Almenning and Greg Sanderson, it takes its name from the classic British beer and whisky chaser tradition, merging Almenning and Sanderson's drinks of choice.  

Unlike its Eau de Vie predecessors, Boilermaker House has shifted the focus from cocktails to whisky with a 700-strong malt collection and extensive craft beer range. 

"Eau de Vie is a cocktail bar first and whisky bar second," says Almenning. "So with Boilermaker House, the idea was to turn it on its head and create a whisky bar first and foremost." Beer enters the equation as a refreshing way to wash down the malt spirit.  

The drinks are categorised by flavour camps to help you navigate across the signatures shortlist, although pointing may be the method of choice when it comes to the formidable selection in the back bar. And while the cocktail spread may not rival that of the great Eau de Vie, in-house favourites such as the citrusy Frieda Fizz with tequila and wheat beer are served with aplomb on a list that's tight and mighty.

Hungry? There are deli offerings spanning cheese and charcuterie, or pull up a chair in the dining area, which plates up the simple likes of pâté and steak in bluesy surrounds. 

Boilermaker House, 209-211 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Vic, 04 2427 0082, open Mon-Wed 4pm-3am, Thurs-Sun noon-3am

Newsletter

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.

Latest news
Gin trains, hotels and festivals
26.06.2017
Bloody Shiraz Gin is back with a 2017 vintage
26.05.2017
Sydney's Neighbourhood cafe is giving away free coffee
11.05.2017
Where to have a drink this Good Friday
13.04.2017
Bar Rochford's Gun Club
06.04.2017
Dung: gin’s final frontier
31.03.2017
GT
Signature Collection

Find out more about the Gourmet Traveller Signature Collection by Robert Gordon Australia, including where to buy it in store and online.

Read More
Recipe collections

Looking for ways to make the most out of seasonal produce? Want to find a recipe perfect for a party? Or just after fresh ideas for dessert? Either way, our recipe collections have you covered.

See more
2017 Restaurant Guide

Our 2017 Restaurant Guide is online, covering over 400 restaurants Australia wide. Never wonder where to dine again.

See more

You might also like...

Jennifer Hawkins Sesion tequila

Tequila is the new black. At least it is for Jennifer Hawkin...

Top drops: March 2017

From a floral bottle of English bubble to a tangy gin perfec...

Signature drink: Hains & Co's Crimson Mainsail

Don’t be fooled – this cocktail looks pretty but packs a pun...

Australian sour beers

Craft brewing in Australia is hitting a sour note, and that’...

Original Sin's Grande Bellezza

A fresh, bright Italian-accented sundowner.

Short restaurant wine lists

Small is the order of the day in restaurants, with tight win...

Mitch Monaghan, Nespresso

We caught up with Nespresso Australia and New Zealand coffee...

Signature Drink: The Baxter Inn’s Charlestown

Grab the mink and the fedora – this Baxter cocktail means bu...

Game up your G&Ts with a Distiller’s Strength Gin

Is this the year of gin going where no botanicals have gone ...

Signature drinks

Thirty of our favourite drinks from Australia's best bars an...

Hot 100 2015 - Drinks

The world is getting hotter and we’re not talking about glob...

Mover, shaker

The best thing you can take to a party, according to cocktai...

How to improve your wine-tasting ability

Drinking wine is more than a matter of taste, writes Max All...

Best Australian red wines for drinking now

Australians are getting a taste for thirst-quenching reds ma...

Best Australian gins

The local gin craze is in full swing. Max Allen taste-tests ...

get the latest news

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.

×