GT tableware

Find out more about the Gourmet Traveller Signature Collection by Robert Gordon Australia, including where to buy it in store and online.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to Australian Gourmet Traveller and you’ll go into the draw to WIN a Scenic 15 day Jewels of Europe river cruise for two people.

Gourmet on your iPad

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad.

The most spectacular waterways in the world

Whether snaking through clutches of pretty small towns, winding the entire length of countries or docking on the shores of the world’s biggest cities, travelling over water is both relaxing and thrilling.

The hot 100 moments in design

From distinguished architectural icons and game-changing gadgets we can’t live without to fashion classics that have become ubiquitous staples and timeless furniture classics – it’s by no means comprehensive, but we’ve narrowed down thousands of contenders and rounded up the most inspiring, visionary and intriguing moments in modern design history.

Chocolate tart recipes

Some include a layer of gooey caramel, some incorporate poached quince or pears, but all these tarts have one thing in common - plenty of chocolate.

Chicken sandwiches

Whether it’s sesame-crumbed katsu in a brioche bun or a classic hotel-style club, we've found recipes that'll turn the classic sandwich filler into something rather special for lunch.

What we’re cooking for our mums this Mother’s Day

The Gourmet Traveller editorial team reveals which recipes they’ll cook for Mum this Mother’s Day.

Anzac biscuits

A classic recipe everyone should have in their repertoire.

Igni, Melbourne Review

Aaron Turner has made a triumphant return to the restaurant world and his cooking, at Igni in Geelong, is better than ever.

Hot 100: the best in food

From chicken sambos to goat's milk, our team of intrepid taste testers and critics brings you the year's hottest (and most delicious) food trends from around the globe.

Potato soup with baby cavolo nero and lemon oil


You'll need

50 gm butter 1 leek, white part only, thinly sliced 3 onions, thinly sliced 1 stalk of young celery, thinly sliced 1 clove of garlic, crushed 1 kg spunta or desiree potatoes, peeled, halved and thickly sliced 1 litre chicken stock or water 200 ml crème fraîche 1 tbsp pressed lemon olive oil, plus extra, to serve 100 gm baby cavolo nero, washed To serve: crusty bread

Method

  • 01
  • Melt butter in a large casserole or heavy-based saucepan, add leek, onion, celery and garlic and cook over low-medium heat for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender but not coloured. Add potatoes, cover and cook for 10 minutes, then add enough stock to cover. Cook, covered, for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • 02
  • Purée soup in a blender until smooth, then pass through a fine sieve into a large saucepan and re-heat over low heat until warmed. Add crème fraîche and stir to combine, then season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground white pepper.
  • 03
  • Heat lemon oil in a frying pan, add washed and still wet cavolo nero and cook until just wilted. Divide cavolo nero among serving dishes, ladle over soup and serve immediately, drizzled with a little extra lemon oil, and crusty bread passed separately.

At A Glance

  • Serves 8 people
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
Twenty
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 8 people

You might also like...

Fuss-free summer recipes

recipes

Rigatoni with mushrooms pecorino and herb crumbs

Fast autumn recipes

recipes

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

Fast summer recipes

recipes

Sparkling cherry crush

Fast seafood recipes

recipes

Bullshot

Tequila and sangrita

recipes

Spirulina Rush

Whale Watcher smoothie

recipes

conversion tool

 
get the latest news

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

×