The 50th Anniversary Issue

Our 50th birthday issue is on sale now. We're celebrating five decades of great food and travel with our biggest issue yet.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to Australian Gourmet Traveller before 27th November, 2016 and receive a Villeroy & Boch platter!

Gourmet on your iPad

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad.

Lexington red slaw

"Salting the cabbage helps to leach the excess liquid and season the slaw," says Wall. "Getting rid of the excess water can only be a good thing - a soggy wet slaw is a very sad slaw indeed."

You'll need

1 kg whole cabbage, very thinly sliced on a mandolin 1½ tbsp sea salt   Tangy ketchup dressing 180 ml Heinz tomato sauce 115 ml apple cider vinegar 50 gm caster sugar 35 ml Southern-style hot sauce


  • 01
  • Combine cabbage and salt in a bowl, toss to coat and stand in a colander to leach excess liquid (2 hours).
  • 02
  • Meanwhile, to make tangy ketchup dressing, whisk ingredients in a bowl to combine and season to taste with freshly ground black pepper.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 - 8 people
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
things to do this autumn

Whether it's foraging for wild mushrooms in a picturesque Victorian forest or watching a film by moonlight in Darwin, we've got you covered with 20 exciting autumn experiences from around Australia.

Read More
Gourmet TV

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

Watch Now

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 - 8 people

Featured in

Sep 2014

You might also like...

Fuss-free summer recipes


Rigatoni with mushrooms pecorino and herb crumbs

Fast autumn recipes


Prawns with black beans, chorizo and chipotle

Fast summer recipes


Pan-fried John Dory agrodolce with endive and goat’s cheese

Fast seafood recipes


Sparkling cherry crush

Six fast noodle recipes



Tequila and sangrita


Spirulina Rush

conversion tool

get the latest news

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