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Mango recipes

Nothing says summer like mangoes. Go beyond the criss-cross cuts - bake a mango-filled meringue loaf with lime mascarpone, start off the day with a sweet coconut quinoa pudding with sticky mango, or toss it through a spicy warm weather Thai salad.

Garlic recipes

This pungent yet essential little bulb sets the foundation for countless dishes across the globe. Slowly roast it alongside spatchcock or whole snapper, or grind it down to thick paste for a rich alioli. When it comes to garlic, the possibilities truly are endless.

Taming the Wilderness

Heading to Canada’s far-flung places means a whole lot of adventure with life’s luxuries on the side.

Shark Bay Wild Scampi Caviar

Bright blue scampi roe is popping up on menus across Australia. Here's why it's so special.

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.

Dark chocolate delice, salted-caramel ganache and chocolate sorbet

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Cooking breakfast like a chef

Direct from our Fare Exchange column and recipe vault, we've picked the best breakfast recipes from chefs cooking around Australia. From croque-monsieur to Paris Brest, you won't find poached eggs on toast here. All of the dishes are the perfect accompaniment to your morning coffee.

Koh Loy Sriracha Sauce, David Thompson's favourite hot sauce

When the master of Thai food pinpoints anything as his favourite, we sit up and listen.

Five Australian ceramicists to know right now

Thrown, glazed and painted all by hand, make these the star of your next dinner party.

"Unique" is a word that gets bandied about far too often. But when you're talking small-batch ceramics, each piece individually hand-thrown, glazed and fired (not to mention, often made to order), unique is the name of the very thoughtful and beautifully considered game. Here are five Australian ceramicists making it look easy. 

Anna Karina
Eleven years ago, after a busy time working in fashion and interiors, Anna-Karina Elias moved from Sydney to Byron Bay for a simpler life and opened a bookshop. She then, luckily for us, studied ceramics at art school. These days, Elias is in her Bangalow studio making beautifully simple tableware that's sophisticated and gentle, but never dull. Her pieces whisper rather than shout, and your kitchen and table will appreciate the approach. Anna Karina ceramics, instagram.com/annakarinae

Takeawei
Chela Edmunds began her career in textile design, working for labels such as Donna Karan and Vera Wang in New York. Now back in Australia and living by the beach in Victoria's Torquay, Edmunds has spent the last three years channelling her training in print design and her love of colour into Takeawei - a summery line of high-fired mugs, cups and platters awash with sunset tones and patterns. Inspired by textile techniques like tie-dye and batik, subtle prints, organic forms and colour are all signatures of the Takeawei story.
Takeawei ceramics, from $45, takeawei.com

Anekka
Over a long lunch in 2014, Sydney artist and Lantern book designer Evi O and her business partner Pamela Sarly put their heads together on Anekka, a collection of modern homewares with a global outlook. Anekka's simple matte and gloss-finished pieces are designed in Sydney, the material sourced from Japan, and the final products individually handcrafted in Surabaya, Indonesia. It sounds complicated, but the outcome is beautifully simple. Wide-lipped plates, oversized sake cups and vases that double as jugs come in peachy sherbet, navy, black and white, and always let your food or flowers shine.
Anekka ceramics, from $22, anekka.com

Marloe Morgan
Marloe Morgan's high-fired, hand-thrown stoneware is made in northern New South Wales. From shallow bowls awash with popping orange and yellow, to organic-shaped platters and high-gloss rain-print sake cups - each piece is designed with sharing, entertaining and everyday use in mind. Plus her bespoke service allows you to have a piece designed and produced in Australia, exactly to your specifications.
Marloe Morgan ceramics, from $18, marloemorganceramics.com.au

Brooke Thorn
After 10 years as an interior designer, Brooke Thorn threw it all in to get her hands dirty. Fast-forward two years and she can be found working full-time behind a pottery wheel, throwing complete dinner sets by hand and dip-painting her stoneware with colours that range from peach to nectarine, teal to sky blue. While each piece is dipped in a similar way, they all come out with a unique personality and are perfect for mixing and matching.
Brooke Thorn ceramics, from $25, brookethorn.com.au

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