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Top 35 recipes of 2016

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.

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.

Decadent chocolate dessert recipes for Christmas

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

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.

Best travel destinations in 2017

We're thinking big for travelling in 2017 - and so should you. Will we see you sunrise at Java's 9th-century Borobudur Buddhist temple, across the table at Reykjavik's newest restaurants or swimming side-by-side with humpback whales off Western Australia's coast?

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.

Sydney's best dishes 2016

For our 50th anniversary issue in 2016, we scoured Australia asking two questions: What dishes are making waves right now? What flavours will take us into the next half-century? Sydney provided 16 answers.

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.

Meet your maker: Gemma Patford

Vessels fashioned from twine give spring home makeovers a beautiful twist.

With a background in pattern-making, designer Gemma Patford is no stranger to pulling things apart and piecing them back together. Working from her home studio in Melboune's Brunswick, she fashions rope into softly sculpted bowls, market baskets and wall-hangings, then dip-paints the assorted forms in bright neon and popping hues.

How did you get into homewares?
I've always been making. I used to run a fashion label but I found that limiting. The baskets came around just from fooling around with what I had in the studio, experimenting with different ropes. 

You buy your materials in very small runs. Why?
I like each design to be completely different to the one before. If they're all sitting together on a table, I want them looking like a family, but never exactly the same. Buying my rope in smaller quantities ensures uniqueness. Hopefully the same person can pick up two of the same style, and fall in love with both for different reasons. Gemma Patford rope vessels from $45.  

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