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2016 was all about slow-roasting, fresh pasta and comfort food. These are the recipes you clicked on most this year, counting back to number one.

Decadent chocolate dessert recipes for Christmas

13 of our most decadent chocolate recipes to indulge guests with this Christmas.

Chilled recipes for summer

When the mercury is rising, step away from the oven. These recipes are either raw, chilled or frozen and will cool you down in a snap.

Best travel destinations in 2017

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Christmas vegetarian recipes

The versatility of vegetarian dishes means they can be served alongside meat and seafood, or enjoyed simply as they are. With Christmas just around the corner, we’ve put together some of our favourite vegetarian recipes to appease both herbivores and carnivores alike.

What the GT team is cooking on Christmas Day

We don't do things by halves in the Gourmet office. These are the recipes we'll be cooking on the big day.

Summer feta recipes

Whether in a fresh salad or seasonal seafood dish, feta's creamy tang can be used to add interest to a variety of summer dishes.

Christmas ham recipes

The centrepiece of any Christmas feast, hams can be glazed with many ingredients. Here are our favourite combinations.

Alison Jackson hollow-ware

For Alison Jackson, there's nothing second-place about silver.

Alison Jackson is a doer. Between silversmithing and jewellery classes at Pocket Studio, just outside Canberra, she also produces a range of hollow-ware, from playful Tipsy (no flat surfaces) and Smooch bowls, in snug pairs, to copper tea tins, silver pouring jugs and spoons.

Your work seems well priced, even though you're working with precious metals - what's your secret?
I team traditional silversmithing with more industrial processes. I still finish all the edges and surfaces myself, but whether it's having blanks cut out or making customised tooling for things like spoons, you can streamline things. 


How do you balance the precious with the playful?
People get scared of touching things, so a playful nature helps. Most of my pieces tend to have round bottoms, so you want to go up and poke them.

Alison Jackson hollow-ware, made to order from $98

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