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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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

2015 GT Restaurant Guide: The Top 100

Ben Shewry, Attica, Melbourne

Ben Shewry, Attica, Melbourne

This list has been compiled using our star ratings, moderated by our state and national editors. Every restaurant listed in our 2015 Australian Restaurant Guide should offer a winning dining experience; any that achieve a placement in the Top 100 represent a higher order of excellence.

The  2016 Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide Top 100 restaurants

Our list of 2015 Restaurant Guide award winners

1. Attica, Vic
2. Rockpool, NSW
3. Momofuku Seiobo, NSW
4. Quay, NSW
5. Brae, Vic
6. Sepia, NSW
7. Cutler & Co, Vic
8. Marque, NSW
9. Vue de Monde, Vic
10. Penfolds Magill Estate, SA
11. Est, NSW
12. Rockpool Bar & Grill, NSW
13. Tetsuya's, NSW
14. Bentley, NSW
15. The Bridge Room, NSW
16. Orana, SA
17. Esquire, Qld
18. Garagistes, Tas
19. Rockpool Bar & Grill, Vic
20. Urbane, Qld
21. Provenance, Vic
22. Flower Drum, Vic
23. Sixpenny, NSW
24. Porteño, NSW
25. Sean's Panaroma, NSW
26. Four in Hand, NSW
27. Café Di Stasio, Vic
28. Lake House, Vic
29. Ten Minutes by Tractor, Vic
30. Ester, NSW
31. Grossi Florentino, Vic
32. The Press Club, Vic
33. Restaurant Amuse, WA
34. Aria, NSW
35. Print Hall, WA
36. Icebergs Dining Room & Bar, NSW
37. Pei Modern, Vic
38. Nu Nu, Qld
39. Mr Wong, NSW
40. Fish Face, NSW
41. Ormeggio, NSW
42. Pilu at Freshwater, NSW
43. Rockpool Bar & Grill, WA
44. Spice Temple, NSW
45. Wasabi, Qld
46. Aria Brisbane, Qld
47. Appellation, SA
48. Café Paci, NSW
49. Flying Fish, NSW
50. Woodland House, Vic
51. Oscillate Wildly, NSW
52. Rosetta, Vic
53. Buon Ricordo, NSW
54. Cumulus Inc, Vic
55. Gladioli, Vic
56. Spice Temple, Vic
57. Monopole, NSW
58. Moon Park, NSW
59. Otto Ristorante, NSW
60. Prix Fixe, Vic
61. Yoshii, NSW
62. The Apollo, NSW
63. Nomad, NSW
64. Luxembourg, Vic
65. Vasse Felix, WA
66. Tonka, Vic
67. Hentley Farm, SA
68. Ezard, Vic
69. Bistrode CBD, NSW
70. The Terrace Restaurant, Vic
71. Cho Cho San, NSW
72. The Town Mouse, Vic
73. The Argus Dining Room, Vic
74. Bodega, NSW
75. Jim McDougall in Stefano's Cellar, Vic
76. Moon Under Water, Vic
77. The Fish House, Qld
78. Bar Lourinhã, Vic
79. 10 William St, NSW
80. MoVida Aqui, Vic
81. Longrain, NSW
82. MoVida, Vic
83. MoVida Sydney, NSW
84. Valentino, Vic
85. Peel Street, SA
86. Albert St Food & Wine, Vic
87. Billy Kwong, NSW
88. Gerard's Bistro, Qld
89. Gastro Park, NSW
90. Yellow, NSW
91. Felix, NSW
92. Saint Crispin, Vic
93. The Atlantic, Vic
94. Aubergine, ACT
95. Monster, ACT
96. Bistro Dom, SA
97. Co-op Dining, WA
98. Subo, NSW
99. Fino, SA
100. Stokehouse Brisbane, Qld

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