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Top 35 recipes of 2016

2016 was all about slow-roasting, fresh pasta and comfort food. These are the recipes you clicked on most this year, counting back to number one.

Christmas vegetarian recipes

The versatility of vegetarian dishes means they can be served alongside meat and seafood, or enjoyed simply as they are. With Christmas just around the corner, we’ve put together some of our favourite vegetarian recipes to appease both herbivores and carnivores alike.

Best travel destinations in 2017

We're thinking big for travelling in 2017 - and so should you. Will we see you sunrise at Java's 9th-century Borobudur Buddhist temple, across the table at Reykjavik's newest restaurants or swimming side-by-side with humpback whales off Western Australia's coast?

Decadent chocolate dessert recipes for Christmas

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

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.

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.

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.

Christmas ham recipes

The centrepiece of any Christmas feast, hams can be glazed with many ingredients. Here are our favourite combinations.

Sydney's best pizza

Da Orazio Pizza + Porchetta, Sydney

Da Orazio Pizza + Porchetta, Sydney

The arrival of Cipro has put pizza al taglio on the map for Sydney. Regular round-pie faithfuls, however, can still rely on the likes of Rosso Pomodoro (90-91/24 Buchanan St, Balmain, 02 9555 5924) and Via Napoli (Shop 3, 141 Longueville Rd, Lane Cove, 02 9428 3297) for some of the hottest offerings around town, while newcomer Da Orazio has considerably upped the stakes in Bondi (try the spicy sausage-topped Diavoletta and you'll quickly see what we mean). La Rosa and Popolo defend their spots at the top of the ladder, as do Lucio Pizzeria (248 Palmer St, Darlinghurst, 02 9332 3766) and Pizza Mario (Shop 9, 417-421 Bourke St, Surry Hills, 02 9332 3633), which remains the go-to for the inner east. Mario's newer Rosebery branch, meanwhile, uses its much bigger, airier dining room to do a broader menu (including excellent fresh pasta dishes) and pizza that's every bit as good as the original Northsiders Enopizzeria (Shop 5, 19 Grosvenor St, Neutral Bay, 02 9953 0022) and Cavallino (1 Yulong Ave, Terrey Hills, 02 9450 1777) are among the favourites north of the harbour, while over Bondi way, there's no missing Pompei's (126-130 Roscoe St, Bondi Beach, 02 9365 1233). Nearby challenger Vacanza (261 Bronte Rd, Waverley, 02 9090 2089) is now dishing up twice as much of the good stuff with a second outlet in Surry Hills (414 Bourke St, Surry Hills, 02 8964 6414).

Looking for more Sydney dining options? Check out our list of the best restaurants in Sydney.

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