The Christmas issue

Our December issue is out now, featuring Paul Carmichael's recipes for a Caribbean Christmas, silly season cocktails and more.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to Australian Gourmet Traveller before 28th December, 2016 for your chance to win a share of $50,000!

Gourmet digital

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad or Android tablet.

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."

Kitchen trends: monochrome decor

Looking for contemporary yet timeless appeal? Look no further than a textural palette of black and white.
Items listed left to right in descending order.
1. Krenit salad servers, $35, from BYMR.
2. Lily bowl, $239, from Beäns + Jäzz.
3. Ross Gardam Asymmetry tall table, $3,500, from Stylecraft.
4. Mattermade Discus chandelier, $27,500, from Criteria.
5. DW soap dispenser, $245, from Becker Minty.
6. Resin "Tribal" platter, $295, from Dinosaur Designs.
7. FD Style grater, $55, from Saison.
8. Icon + Hob tapware set in matt black, $1,102, from Astra Walker.
9. Malibu dining table, $1,900, from Fenton & Fenton.
10. Mio Amber candle, $29.95, from Country Road.
11. Missoni Home "Sigmund" cushion, $380, and throw, $955, from Spence & Lyda.
Newsletter

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

Latest news
Flutes & saucers
05.12.2016
Our second homewares range is out now
22.11.2016
Our pop-up Christmas Boutique is now open
22.11.2016
Inside the GT x STILY Christmas Boutique
16.11.2016
The Ultimate Picnic Backpack
14.11.2016
Meet your maker: Indeco
02.11.2016
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
The GT x STILY
Christmas Boutique is now open

The smallgoods, homewares, art and more from the pages of GT are now all under one roof, ready to take their place under the tree.

Read More
Gourmet TV

Check out our YouTube channel for our latest cover recipes, chef cooking demos, interviews and more.

Watch Now

You might also like...

Battle of the bills

Kelly Eng rehearses her restaurant game plan, flexes her for...

Meet your maker: florist Sophia Kaplan

Tree peonies, dahlias and dogwood blossoms are on the menu f...

In full bloom

While the dining table is at the centre of any Christmas cel...

Leave it to your oven

Step back and let your oven do the work at your next dinner ...

Five Australian ceramicists to know right now

Thrown, glazed and painted all by hand, make these the star ...

Happy birthday H.A.G.

H.A.G. Imports CEO Max Grundmann talks 50th anniversaries, s...

50 fast party ideas

Does the idea of entertaining throw you into a mad panic? Ho...

The party planner

Melbourne’s caterer to the stars, The Big Group, is celebrat...

Dine with me

She’s issued the invitations – now Kelly Eng examines the fi...

Party principles

Here at GT we take our entertaining seriously, so we quizzed...

Alessio Alessi interview

Pulling up a chair at the table with Italy’s champion of inn...

Twelve Christmas shortcuts

With so much on at Christmas, why not take a few shortcuts i...

Saksia Havekes's tips for party flower arrangements

Saskia Havekes has one piece of advice for organising flower...

Alberto Alessi talks design

Alberto Alessi talks to Maggie Scardifield about timeless de...

High-tech kitchen gadgets

We might not be living in a Jetsons-easy robot-powered futur...

get the latest news

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

×