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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.

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.

Shark Bay Wild Scampi Caviar

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

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.

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.

Decadent chocolate dessert recipes for Christmas

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

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.

Paul Carmichael's great cake

"Great cake, also known in Barbados as black cake or rum cake, is a variation of British Christmas cake that's smashed with rum and falernum syrup," says Momofuku Seiobo chef Paul Carmichael. "This festive cake varies from household to household but they all have two things in common: tons of dried fruit and rum. It's a cake that should be started at least a month out so the fruit can marinate in the booze. Start this recipe up to five weeks ahead to macerate the fruit and baste the cake."

Elegant placemats

Adding a sense of occasion or a helping of fun, these chic accessories deserve a place at your table.

Descending from left to right:

1 Chilewich "Dahlia" tablemat in gunmetal, $17, from Top 3 by Design.

2 Luxe paper placemat in quartz, $18, from Uashmama.

3 "Jumbo Dot" cotton canvas placemats in black, $29 for a set of four, from Arro Home.

4 Daisy recycled cork and rubber placemat in black, $64 for a set of four, from Lightly.

5 "Big Squares" hand screen-printed cotton flax placemat in black, $39.95 for a set of four, from Aura by Tracie Ellis.

6 Dine white marble pattern placemat, $12.95, from Salt & Pepper.

7 "Double Dip" hand screen-printed cotton flax placemat in coral and pink, $39.95 for a set of four, from Aura by Tracie Ellis.

8 Deer leather placemat in olive, $250 for a set of four placemats and coasters, from 1803.

 Slate placemat, $39, from West Elm.

10Deer leather placemat in mushroom, $250 for a set of four placemats and coasters, from1803.

11 MYDrap cotton tear-away placemat in black, $34.95 for a perforated roll of 12, from The Country Trader.

12  Table Top Collection "Zinnia" hemp weave placemat in pewter, $125, from Armadillo & Co.

 

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