Healthy Eating

We're championing fresh food that packs a flavour punch, from salads and vegetable-packed bowls to grains and light desserts.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to Australian Gourmet Traveller and receive a free salt and pepper set - offer ends 26 March, 2017

Gourmet digital

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad or Android tablet.

Flour and Stone Recipes

Baker extraordinaire Nadine Ingram of Sydney's Flour and Stone cooks up a sweet storm for Easter, including the much loved bakery's greatest hit.

Savoury tarts

Will your next baking project be a flaky puff pastry with pumpkin, goat's curd and thyme, or a classic bacon and Stilton tart? As autumn settles in, we're ticking these off one by one.

Fast autumn dinners

Autumn weather signals the arrival of soups, broths, roasts and more hearty meals.

Roasted cauliflower salad with yoghurt dressing and almonds

The cauliflower is roasted until it starts to caramelise, which adds extra depth of flavour to this winning salad. Serve it warm or at room temperature.

New cruises 2017

Cue the Champagne.

1980s recipes

Australia saw some bold moves in the ’80s, and we’re not just talking hairstyles. Greater cultural references started peppering the menus of our restaurants, and home-grown ingredients won a new appreciation. The dining scene was coming of age and a new band of pioneers led the charge.

Melbournes finest meet Worlds Best

Leading chefs descend on Melbourne in April for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. We asked local hospitality folk who they’d abduct for the day and where they’d take them to show off their city. There may be coffee, there may be culture, but in the end it’s cocktails.

Roti canai

Here, we've made the dough in a food processor, but it's really quick and simple to do by hand as well. If the dough seems a little too wet just add a little more flour.

GT reader dinner: Regatta, Rose Bay

Damien Pignolet

Damien Pignolet

Join us at the new Regatta in Rose Bay with acclaimed chef and GT contributor Damien Pignolet at the helm.

Get ready for a sea change, Rose Bay. Regatta, the latest incarnation of the culinary holy ground that is Rose Bay marina, has a new chef, and it's someone we're confident you're going to welcome: Damien Pignolet.

Few chefs can claim to have so positively influenced the dining culture of Sydney's leafy east as Pignolet. His time at Butler's in Potts Point and Bistro Moncur and Claude's in Woollahra showed a generation (or two) what it meant to dine rather than simply eat.

This month Pignolet takes the reins at waterfront brasserie Regatta, and classical elegance will be the name of the game when he hosts a very special reader dinner. Pignolet plans to kick things off with poached Mount Cook alpine salmon served in a stock jelly with green apples, parsley and red peppers, and a bean and baby beetroot salad topped with Mount Irvine walnuts.

"I want to start with something that's summery, fresh and clean," he says.

Roasted red emperor with salt cod ravioli and a light pinot noir sauce with thyme follows for the main course, and the finale is a sablé pastry of almond cream, poached peaches and summer berries.

"I've always believed that balance is the most important thing," says Pignolet, "and here you have a menu of pretty colours, different flavours and textures - it's absolutely 100 per cent me."

Join us for dinner at 6.30pm on Monday 1 February at Regatta, 594 New South Head Rd, Rose Bay, NSW. The cost of $145 per person includes four courses, wines by the glass and a $10 donation to the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation. To book, call (02) 9327 6561. For more on the OCRF, call 1300 OVARIAN or visit ocrf.com.au.

REGATTA MENU
2009 Gembrook Hill Blanc de Blancs, Yarra Valley, Vic

* Poached alpine salmon, Endeavour prawns, green apple, parsley and red peppers, with fresh tomato and tarragon sauce
2014 Crawford River Riesling, Henty, Vic

* Salad of baby beetroot, green and yellow beans, frisée and mâche, toasted walnuts and their vinaigrette
2015 Frederick Stevenson Rosé, Barossa Valley, SA

* Roasted red emperor, sauce pinot noir, brandade ravioli, confit fennel and carrot purée
2013 Quest Farm Grand Central Pinot Noir, Central Otago

* Peach and berry sablé tart, frangipane cream
2009 Gembrook Hill Blanc de Blancs, Yarra Valley, Vic

* Coffee with Domingo chocolate cake
Petits fours

Newsletter

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

Latest news
David Thompson and Lennox Hastie are cooking a fiery dinner next week
15.03.2017
Ben Shewry to present at Western Australia’s first food and drink symposium
14.03.2017
Massimo Bottura invites you to dinner
13.03.2017
Tasting Australia returns
07.03.2017
Make mine a Grand Cru
28.02.2017
Reader dinner: Stokehouse, St Kilda
27.02.2017
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
Recipe collections

Looking for ways to make the most out of seasonal produce? Want to find a recipe perfect for a party? Or just after fresh ideas for dessert? Either way, our recipe collections have you covered.

See more
2017 Restaurant Guide

Our 2017 Restaurant Guide is online, covering over 400 restaurants Australia wide. Never wonder where to dine again.

See more

You might also like...

On a high note

Australia’s restaurant stars took a well-deserved night off ...

Sanpellegrino Cafe Society awards

Sanpellegrino announces the winners of its Sydney Cafe Socie...

Jaeger-Le Coultre 180th birthday

Swiss watch company Jaeger-Le Coultre celebrated its 180th b...

NICI cocktail party

The National Indigenous Culinary Institute introduced its ne...

Best at Est

Est's crack troupe of waiters is ferrying an extra-special l...

2006 Perrier-Jouet Belle Epoque

Glasses of Perrier-Jouet Belle Epoque sparkled as the Champa...

Absolut Oz launch party

Bondi's Bucket List might not quite be East Egg but that did...

2014 Sydney Carnival at Royal Randwick

Randwick gets a taste of Melbourne Cup glamour this autumn r...

Taste of Sydney 2014

Time to strap on the eating boots, folks: Taste of Sydney is...

Calvisius caviar launch

It's one of those "tough job, but someone's got to do it" mo...

Little Sydney 2014 recap

The Little Sydney marquee space at Royal Randwick, featuring...

Sydney Festival 2015

Sydney Festival director Lieven Bertels shares his pick of t...

GT reader dinner: Billy Kwong, Sydney

Billy Kwong has reopened in new Potts Point digs and you can...

Nespresso launches decaf

Nespresso has released a new range of decaffeinated Grands C...

get the latest news

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

×