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Mango recipes

Nothing says summer like mangoes. Go beyond the criss-cross cuts - bake a mango-filled meringue loaf with lime mascarpone, start off the day with a sweet coconut quinoa pudding with sticky mango, or toss it through a spicy warm weather Thai salad.

Chilled recipes for summer

When the mercury is rising, step away from the oven. These recipes are either raw, chilled or frozen and will cool you down in a snap.

Shark Bay Wild Scampi Caviar

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Dark chocolate delice, salted-caramel ganache and chocolate sorbet

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Koh Loy Sriracha Sauce, David Thompson's favourite hot sauce

When the master of Thai food pinpoints anything as his favourite, we sit up and listen.

Taming the Wilderness

Heading to Canada’s far-flung places means a whole lot of adventure with life’s luxuries on the side.

Cooking breakfast like a chef

Direct from our Fare Exchange column and recipe vault, we've picked the best breakfast recipes from chefs cooking around Australia. From croque-monsieur to Paris Brest, you won't find poached eggs on toast here. All of the dishes are the perfect accompaniment to your morning coffee.

Garlic recipes

This pungent yet essential little bulb sets the foundation for countless dishes across the globe. Slowly roast it alongside spatchcock or whole snapper, or grind it down to thick paste for a rich alioli. When it comes to garlic, the possibilities truly are endless.

Italian & Sons
Italian
  • 7 Lonsdale St,
    Braddon,
    Canberra, ACT
  • (02) 6162 4888,
    italianandsons.com.au
  • Lunch Tue-Fri noon-2.30pm

    Dinner Mon-Sat 6pm-10pm

Italian & Sons
-35.275077,149.132473

The brothers Trimboli are on the front foot with Canberra's culinary renaissance. Their new CBD hole-in-the-wall addition, Da Rosario, is abuzz, plans are afoot for a deli-eatery, and Italian & Sons continues to win plaudits. The elongated space, lit by the warmth of factory-style ceiling lamps, bustles. The blackboard-wall menu entices equally with drink-friendly snacks such as salumi and crisp, pop-in-the-mouth fried school prawns, and the more gutsy likes of cotechino with braised lentils. Focaccia baked in the wood-fired oven is exemplary, as are thin-crust pizze topped with simple, fresh ingredients. There's a rich bounty of Italian wine, and the bar staff mix a classy bitter aperitivo. Desserts sweeten things up - tiramisù and the other favourites are consistently well executed, but occasional specials, including ricotta-filled zeppole drizzled with chestnut honey and mascarpone gelati, raise the bar.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $9-$19

    M $24-$34

    D $12-$20

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Pasquale Trimboli & Michael Chatto

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