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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

Bright blue scampi roe is popping up on menus across Australia. Here's why it's so special.

Dark chocolate delice, salted-caramel ganache and chocolate sorbet

"The delice from Source Dining is a winner. May I have the recipe?" Rebecca Ward, Fitzroy, Vic REQUEST A RECIPE To request a recipe, email fareexchange@bauer-media.com.au or send us a message via Facebook. Please include the restaurant's name and address, as well as your name and address. Please note that because of the volume of requests we receive, we can only publish a selection in the magazine.

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.

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.

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.

2008 Best on the Best: Andrew McConnell, chef, Three, One, Two, Melbourne

I shop at Queen Victoria Market. Bill’s Farm (stall 17-18), as well as the Polish Deli (stall 5-6) and the Chicken Pantry (stall 85-86) are my favourites. Scullerymade (1400 High St, Malvern,  Vic, 03 9509 4003) is the best place to buy kitchenware. My fave café is Carlton Espresso (326 Lygon St, Carlton, Vic, 03 9347 8482) and my fave winery is Curly Flat Vineyard (263 Collivers Rd, Lancefield, Vic, 03 5429 1956). My favourite cheese of the moment is Holy Goat (03 5474 8289) certified organic goat’s milk cheese from Sutton Grange, which is just east of Castlemaine, and my favourite Australian food product is the oysters from Steve Feletti’s Moonlight Flat.

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Rathdowne Cellars (348 Rathdowne St, North Carlton, Vic, 03 9349 3366) is my local bottlo, great range with friendly, unpretentious advice.

Drinking hole Any bar that can make a Martini properly; in Melbourne there are plenty.

Restaurant Abla’s (109 Elgin St, Carlton, Vic, 03 9347 0006). Food cooked with this much care is what every chef craves on a night off: big flavours finessed by years of repetition; quite possibly the most consistent restaurant in Melbourne. The relaxed approach and friendly service are a bonus. 

Three, One, Two, 312 Drummond St, Carlton, Vic, (03) 9347 3312, www.threeonetwo.com.au.
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