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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.

Taming the Wilderness

Heading to Canada’s far-flung places means a whole lot of adventure with life’s luxuries on the side.

Garlic recipes

This pungent yet essential little bulb sets the foundation for countless dishes across the globe. Slowly roast it alongside spatchcock or whole snapper, or grind it down to thick paste for a rich alioli. When it comes to garlic, the possibilities truly are endless.

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.

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.

Cooking breakfast like a chef

Direct from our Fare Exchange column and recipe vault, we've picked the best breakfast recipes from chefs cooking around Australia. From croque-monsieur to Paris Brest, you won't find poached eggs on toast here. All of the dishes are the perfect accompaniment to your morning coffee.

Qualia Weekends of Wonderment

Learning and luxury go hand in hand during a weekend of discovery at Qualia.

For sensory indulgence, it's hard to match Qualia's sublime island location, guest pavilions - each with an infinity plunge pool - serene spa and beachside restaurant. For a chance to "connect with the region through a series of deeper sensory experiences", though, the resort has devised a program it's calling Weekends of Wonderment, which will bring experts in their fields to lead small groups of guests through hands-on activities.

The inaugural Weekend of Wonderment in June was headlined by chef Mark Best, of Sydney's Marque and Melbourne's Pei Modern, who created a four-course dégustation at the resort's Pebble Beach restaurant with wines matched by Marque sommelier Simon Curkovic. The menu was based on the day's catch of mud crab, which involved guests rolling up their sleeves and heading to the island's crab pots. (The biggest catch weighed close to two kilograms.)

Guests had the chance to pour their own soy-wax candle during a session with artisanal candle-maker Elise Pioch Balzac, of Maison Balzac, and to smell the roses in a flower-art workshop with Grandiflora's acclaimed florist Saskia Havekes.

Qualia's next Weekend of Wonderment is 28-30 November. Guest experts are yet to be announced, but Hamilton Island's brand and events manager, Nicky Tindill, promises "bespoke experiences" with international figures. "We hope by interacting with each expert throughout the weekend, guests will connect with the beauty surrounding Qualia," she says. Stay tuned.

Weekends of Wonderment are $1,040 per person; pavilion accommodation from $995 per night.

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