The ginger and toffee balls run a close second, but the
choc-berry lamington, a humble masterpiece of sponge filled with
coconut butter cream and a strawberry jam ripple, and finished with
dark chocolate and toasted coconut, wins line honours at pastry
chef Matt Forbes's Yarraville gaff. Fun fact: he'd never eaten a
lamington before coming to Australia. It's kind of ironic that it
took an English lad to show what can be done with an Aussie
classic, but in this case we're willing to roll with it.
Cobb Lane, 13 Anderson St, Yarraville, (03) 9687 1538
Photography by Peter Tarasiuk.
These may be the only things worth queuing for in Melbourne, writes Larissa Dubecki.
If "cult" is an overused word in the world of food, it's doubly
so when it comes to the sweet stuff (Nutella-ball shake, anyone?
Thought not.) Every so often, however, along comes a creation truly
deserving of cult status. When it comes to Melbourne's desserts,
these beauties take the cake - and what's more, they're also
begging to be taken home. Swipe right.
Read about Sydney's cult sweets here.
After fresh ideas for meals that are healthy but still pack a flavour punch? We've got salads and vegetable-packed bowls to soups and light desserts.
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Whether it's a late-night spot playing hip-hop at full volume, a throwback to the glamour of yesteryear or a bar-restaurant that slips the collar of definition, these three Bar of the Year finalists have all nailed one essential detail: good times.
These three restaurants - Fleet, Brae and Igni - might not be in capital cities, but the journey there is part of the unforgettable experience they offer.
The life of a farmer revolves around the seasons. Come winter, a certain thriftiness is needed in the kitchen to make the most of meagre produce, writes Paulette Whitney.
Italy's claim to being the greatest of the world's cuisines has one key weakness: breakfast. But, argues John Irving, there's more to the story than first meets the eye.
The hottest spots to eat, drink, play and stay on your next trip to LA, rounded up into one perfect day.
Your guide to a perfect stay in Canberra, from where to sleep to the exhibitions you need to check out.
Some of Australia's best dining destinations take the hassle out of a weekend stay by offering their own on-site digs where you can hit the hay in style after your meal.
The maitre d' is your first introduction to a restaurant - they do as much to create a sense of ambience as lighting, tableware and music. And these three professionals are top of the class.
Kicking off in February 2018, six exclusive tours will take Gourmet Traveller readers far and wide, delivering exceptional service, fine dining and, of course, a first-class travel experience.
Ambling through a forgotten corner of the country offers a charming change of pace from Lisbon and the Algarve.
There’s plenty of potential in the depths of your crisper; you just have to be creative.
The restaurant and hotel scene on Australia's favourite holiday island has never been more exciting and Australian chefs, owners and restaurateurs are leading the charge, writes Samantha Coomber.
Just what you need on a cold winter's night; a bowl of luscious pudding. Make sure to leave room for seconds.
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The chef at Bistrode CBD and The Fish Shop passed away today, 17 July 2017.