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The Royal Mail Hotel is changing
28.03.2017

Executive chef Robin Wickens has a stronger influence at the Royal Mail Hotel's upcoming restaurant, slated to open later this year.

Adventuring along America's north-west rivers
28.03.2017

The rivers of America's north-west running through Washington state and Oregon form the arteries of epic landscapes and bold discovery routes. Emma Sloley follows in the wake of Lewis and Clark.

The World's Best sommeliers are coming to Australia
28.03.2017

For the first time, the world's top international sommeliers will take part in the World's 50 Best Awards too.

Seven Italian dishes that shaped fine dining in the 2000s
28.03.2017

Italian food in the restaurants of Australia blossomed into maturity in the new millennium, as the work of these trailblazers shows – dazzling and diverse, a successful balance between adaptation and tradition.

Steam ovens: a guide
27.03.2017

Billed as the faster, cleaner way to cook, are these on-trend ovens all they’re cracked up to be? We take a close look at their rising popularity, USP versus the traditional convection cooker and how each type rates in terms of form, function, and above all, flavour in this buyer’s guide.

Our chocolate issue is out now
27.03.2017

Our April issue is out now. In his editor's letter, Pat Nourse walks you through what to expect.

Roast pork with Nelly Robinson
27.03.2017

Nelly Robinson of Sydney's nel. restaurant talks us through his favourite roasting joints, tips for crisp roast potatoes and why, when it comes to pork, slow and steady always wins the race.

Water carafes
24.03.2017

More than mere vessels, these pieces bring a cool breeze of style from the fridge to the table.

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.

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.

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.

New cruises 2017

Cue the Champagne.

All Star Yum Cha

What happens the morning after the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards? We treat the chefs to a world-beating yum cha session, as Dani Valent discovers.

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.

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.

Gourmet Traveller winter comfort hamper

We’ve designed our latest Gourmet Traveller hamper with comfort in mind. The likes of duck confit and dried porcini and top-notch rice make for the ideal winter warmers.

1. Plantin en Provence dried porcini, 50gm
For delicious mushrooms without the outdoor pilgrimage, these dried porcini from France are just the ticket. Simply rehydrate the caps in warm water before stirring them through your next risotto, say, or duck ragù.

2. Acquerello il riso, 500gm
Our friends at Lario import this carnaroli from Piedmont. The unhusked rice holds its shape well during cooking, making for a particularly fine risotto. The beautiful tin doesn't hurt, either.

3. Chocolate Truffle Dessert, 500gm
What's comfort food if it doesn't include dessert? Puddings on the Ritz in Macleod, Victoria, pump this particular chocolate pudding with a burst of Grand Marnier at the centre. Watch out for the hidden truffle surprise, too.

4. Tabletop Grapes muscatel clusters, 250gm
Grown outside Mildura by the Garreffa family, these muscatel clusters bring a welcome touch of sweetness to the party platter. They're handpicked and dried in bunches without the use of chemicals - for our money they're the gold standard in dried grapes in Australia.

5. Gourmet Life duck confit
Gourmet Life is one of Sydney's favourite fine food purveyors and they've teamed up with local chef Darren Taylor to create this classic French duck confit. It's made with Marylands of free-range duck, garlic, herbs and spices.

6. The Fine Cheese Co English farmhouse cheddar, 200gm
You can't go wrong with cheddar - perfect for a ploughman's lunch, say, or a platter any time. The GT team picked this English farmhouse cheddar for its mellow nuttiness. It's matured for a year and goes perfectly on the brown-bread crackers.

7. Sheridans Irish brown-bread crackers
Our pick of partner for the standout cheddar? Sheridans' buttery Irish brown-bread crackers made from stoneground wholemeal flour, buttermilk and sea salt.

8. All Saints Estate Rutherglen Muscat, 375ml
Comfort food calls for a versatile drop, so we've chosen an All Saints Muscat from Wahgunyah in Victoria. The young and lively Rutherglen dessert wine is wonderful served chilled. Consider it your ultimate palate cleanser.

In collaboration with fine-food hamper specialist Snowgoose, we have designed the ideal gift (or treat for yourself), delivered to the door for $195 (including delivery). To order, go to gourmettraveller.com.au/snowgoose. While stocks last.

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