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Recipes with peaches

Whether caramelised in a tarte Tartin, paired with slow-roasted pork on top of pizza or tossed through salads, this sweet stone fruit is an excellent addition to summer cooking.

Black Star Pastry to open in Carlton, Melbourne

Instagram’s most famous cake, plus a few other sweet hits, is heading south.

AA Gill's final column for Gourmet Traveller

We mourn the loss of a treasured member of the Gourmet Traveller family who passed awayon December 10, 2016. British writer AA Gill was a contributor to the magazine from July 2004. Gill’s travel column was as insightful as it was witty, funny as it was thoughtful – he was without peer. This is the final piece he wrote for Gourmet Traveller; it appears in the December issue, 2016. - Anthea Loucas Bosha, Editor

Knives and Ink chef tattoos

What is it about chefs and tattoos? A new book asks the inked to answer for themselves.

Berry recipes

Whether it's raspberries paired with chocolate in a layer cake, or blueberries with lemon in a tart; berries are a welcome addition to any dessert. Here are delicious recipes with berries.

Seabourn Encore luxury cruise ship

Australia is about to get its first glimpse of Seabourn Encore, a glamorous new addition to the Seabourn fleet.

Ben Shewry's favourtie souvlaki restaurant in Melbourne Kalimera Souvlaki Art

Attica’s chef isn’t happiest when eating soils or smears on his days off, it’s souvlaki. We follow him to his favourite spot.

Coconut crab and green mango salad

"This salad bursts with fresh, vibrant flavours and became a signature on my Paramount menus," says Christine Manfield. "I capitalised on using green mangoes in many dishes as they became more widely available. Blue swimmer crabs from South Australia have the most delicious sweet meat. It's best to buy them whole, cook them yourself and carefully pick the meat from the shell - a tedious task but it gives the best flavour. This entree also works well with spanner crab meat (you can buy this in packs ready cooked from reliable fishmongers). The sweetness of the crab, the richness of the fresh coconut and the sourness of green mango make a wonderful partnership. It's all about harmony on the palate and using the very best produce."

Our first-ever Cruising Special is out now

The MS Noordam crossing the Tasman Sea

The MS Noordam crossing the Tasman Sea

Ann Sherry has called it. The executive chair of Carnival Australia predicts more than two million Australians will take a cruise by 2020. It's a big call from an industry heavyweight but she should know, her company - with brands including Cunard, P&O and Princess among others - represents more than 80 per cent of the Australian and New Zealand cruising market.

There's no doubting our appetite. In the latest figures from the Cruise Lines International Association, more than a million Australians took a cruise in 2014, more than four per cent of our population has taken a cruise at some time and annual growth sits at 20 per cent. So, it's no wonder we have launched this inaugural Cruising Special in Gourmet Traveller (on sale now). This is one of the most exciting editorial initiatives we have undertaken. A big congratulations to editor Helen Anderson on bringing it to life - it's been 12 months in the making.

The breadth of experiences on offer in this travel sector are as exciting as they are diverse, be it a luxury Mediterranean cruise aboard Ponant's Le Lyrial, or a Silversea's expedition adventure through French Polynesia. And that's just the beginning.

But back to Sherry and those numbers on Australians and cruising. Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised at why Aussies are taking to it with such gusto. "I think part of the reason for cruising's growth is that we're a coastal nation, and Australians have a great affinity with the sea," she says. Amen to that.

Happy Cruising,

Anthea Loucas Bosha
Editor-in-chief


Gourmet Traveller's first-ever Cruising Special is on sale now, complimentary when you purchase our April issue, available in all good newsagents. 

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