The Paris issue

Our October issue is on sale - the Paris special. Grab your copy for all-things Parisian, plus ultimate French baking recipes and more.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe to Australian Gourmet Traveller before October 24, 2016 and receive 3 BONUS ISSUES - save 46%.

Gourmet on your iPad

Subscribe to Gourmet Traveller for your iPad.

Recipes with zucchini

Whether served raw with olive oil, grated with fresh herbs, or pan-fried in a pancake - zucchini is a must-have ingredient when it comes to spring cooking.

Seven ways to do dumplings

Dumplings may be bite-sized, but they pack a flavourful punch. Here are seven mouth-watering recipes, from Korean mandu to classic Chinese-style steamed dumplings.

Twelve-hour Indian-spiced lamb shoulder with saffron pilaf

As the name indicates, this dish requires planning ahead. That said, the long cooking time is offset by simple preparation, with melt-in-the-mouth textures and deep flavours the pay-offs. Start this recipe two days ahead to marinate and roast the lamb.

First look: Cirrus, Sydney

Ahead of opening Cirrus at Barangaroo, Brent Savage and Nick Hildebrandt talk us through their design inspirations and some of their favourite dishes.

Shirni Parwana's masala carrot cake

"I'd love to make Shirni Parwana's masala carrot cake for our next birthday party. Would you ask for the recipe?" Emily Glass, Glynde, SA 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.

Flourless apple, almond, raisin and ginger cake

Cornersmith Annandale opens

Marrickville favourite Cornersmith opens a combined cafe-corner store with an alfresco sensibility.

How does a travel editor travel?

Helen Anderson, travel editor at Australian Gourmet Traveller, shares her insider tips.

Fairy's Burger at Mary's

Fairy's Burger at Mary's

Fairy's Burger at Mary's

If the sweet memory of sprinkles matched with beef and cheese hasn't left your brain since last Mardi Gras, you'll be happy to hear that Mary's in Sydney are bringing back their Fairy's Burger for Mardi Gras week, starting today.

With the parade hitting town this Saturday, the streets are being lined with rainbow flags, CBD Lowes stores are redefining "high-vis gear", banks are sparkling with GAYTMs and costume prep is in full swing. And the Mary's boys, no strangers to a party, are also doing their bit. The limited-edition Fairy's Burger sees the steamy buns of the classic Mary's signature burger or the popular cheeseburger engage in a saucy (but safe) genre-bending liaison with fairy bread, emerging bedazzled in the most celebratory of ways with hundreds and thousands.

"It's like there's a Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in my mouth and everyone's invited," said our volunteer taster, GT chief critic Pat Nourse. "No burger in the city comes anywhere this close to representing the diversity of Sydney's sexuality in one hot, greasy handful," he added. "And hey, sprinkles."

The burger is available at both Mary's in Newtown and the CBD and this year also at The Unicorn Hotel, and if you slap down an extra buck for it, Mary's will match your dollar, with proceeds going to charity.

Though some may be hitting the gym in preparation for the weekend, we'll be doing as the Mary's crew suggest: supporting a great cause and getting fat while doing so. Happy Mardi Gras.

The Fairy's burger is available from 1-6 March. Mary's Newtown, 6 Mary St, Newtown, (02) 4995 9550; Mary's CBD, 154 Castlereagh St, Sydney; The Unicorn Hotel, 106 Oxford St, Paddington.

Newsletter

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.

Latest news
Cornersmith Annandale opens
21.09.2016
Zambo makes its Marque on Crown Street
20.09.2016
Joel Valvasori-Pereza to open a Pasta Bar
15.09.2016
Noma goes to… Mexico?
14.09.2016
Cirrus: the Bentley gang dives into seafood at Barangaroo
13.09.2016
Five new cafes to try in Sydney’s inner west
09.09.2016
GT
Signature Collection

Find out more about the Gourmet Traveller Signature Collection by Robert Gordon Australia, including where to buy it in store and online.

Read More
Twenty
things to do this autumn

Whether it's foraging for wild mushrooms in a picturesque Victorian forest or watching a film by moonlight in Darwin, we've got you covered with 20 exciting autumn experiences from around Australia.

Read More
Gourmet TV

Check out our YouTube channel for our latest cover recipes, chef cooking demos, interviews and more.

Watch Now

You might also like...

Australian chefs to follow on Instagram in 2013

There are a lot of food shots on Instagram: the good, the ba...

Where our chefs want to eat

We asked Australia's leading chefs to name the restaurants t...

Hot 100 2015 - Restaurant news

The world is getting hotter and we’re not talking about glob...

Grant Achatz interview

Pat Nourse talks to the chef of Chicago’s Alinea ahead of hi...

Nahm named best restaurant in Asia

The 2014 50 Best Restaurants in Asia were unveiled this week...

Restaurants cooking with seaweed

With its complexity in flavour and texture, seaweed is the c...

On the pass

Tell us about Tomahawk’s menu, Ali...

S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2015

A mighty fine plate of beef short ribs with roast celery vin...

Dan Barber talks sustainable food

Farm-to-table is a neat catchcry but, argues Dan Barber, one...

Alessandro Pavoni, Ormeggio, Sydney

You’ve just released your first cookbook, a tribute to Lomba...

The 2016 GT Restaurant Guide Top 100

Here's the list of our 2016 Restaurant Guide Top 100. How ma...

First look: 108 at Noma, Copenhagen

Rene Redzepi may be headed to Sydney next month, but he's ba...

Party-starting playlists

Music is a key ingredient that can turn your party from good...

Edible seaweed guide

With its complexity in flavour and texture, seaweed is the c...

get the latest news

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.

×