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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.

Decadent chocolate dessert recipes for Christmas

13 of our most decadent chocolate recipes to indulge guests with this Christmas.

What the GT team is cooking on Christmas Day

We don't do things by halves in the Gourmet office. These are the recipes we'll be cooking on the big day.

Sydney's best dishes 2016

For our 50th anniversary issue in 2016, we scoured Australia asking two questions: What dishes are making waves right now? What flavours will take us into the next half-century? Sydney provided 16 answers.

Paul Carmichael's great cake

"Great cake, also known in Barbados as black cake or rum cake, is a variation of British Christmas cake that's smashed with rum and falernum syrup," says Momofuku Seiobo chef Paul Carmichael. "This festive cake varies from household to household but they all have two things in common: tons of dried fruit and rum. It's a cake that should be started at least a month out so the fruit can marinate in the booze. Start this recipe up to five weeks ahead to macerate the fruit and baste the cake."

Summer feta recipes

Whether in a fresh salad or seasonal seafood dish, feta's creamy tang can be used to add interest to a variety of summer dishes.

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.

Shark Bay Wild Scampi Caviar

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

App-etite for instruction

Check back soon for our 2013 Restaurant Guide app.

Pacojets. Thermomixes. Sous-vide machines. Immersion circulators. Useful machines all, but this month, the most useful piece of electronic gadgetry for Australian food-lovers will be the iPhone, because it's soon to be home to Australia's number-one restaurant guide. Yes indeed, the latest edition of the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide, the only guide that features detailed coverage of the nation's 400 best eateries, hits the Apple App Store 7 October. Just when you thought it couldn't be a more convenient package, we've shrunk it down from handbag/briefcase dimensions to pocket-size, and at the same time, through the miracles of modern mobile technology, added new and useful features that aren't part of the printed book. The app lets you search reviews by the name of the restaurant or chef, or find reviewed restaurants near wherever you happen to be standing, which it then displays clearly on a map. You can search for a selection with a wide range of filters that includes cuisine, location, rating and opening hours, and once you've found the restaurant you want, you can book a table from inside the app directly or call the restaurant with just one tap. If you're a dreamer/planner, you can create a wish list of must-visit eateries (and then tick them off as you go along). You can also share reviews with a friend via email, Facebook or Twitter. If you're interested only in the very crème de la crème, you can jump straight to the Top Rated section to see our award-winners, Top 100, top 10s by region and, of course, the restaurants that received stars. All this and more stored conveniently in one neat little application on your iPhone.
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