Gourmet Traveller’s New Range by Robert Gordon
Tea and scones, anyone? A buttery French madeleine, with a delicate dusting of icing sugar, perhaps? Don’t mind if I do, especially when they’re served on a stunning lace-patterned embossed platter from the new Gourmet Traveller Signature Collection by Robert Gordon Australia.
The lace-patterned embossing on the collection of creamers, cake stands, platters and plates represents a departure from the traditional rambling rose-style afternoon tea designs, with a matte finish bleeding out in parts to make way for contrasting, high-gloss finishes.
It’s a little touch of Rue Saint Honoré, via Astier de Villatte, with a decidedly Australian edge, handmade by one of the last remaining production potteries in the country.
On the new range, Gourmet Traveller editor, Anthea Loucas, says, “I like to think of the range as table accessories, a bit like a fashion capsule collection – pieces that can slot easily into and around the tableware you might already have and that you would update season to season.
“I believe the range will really resonate with our readers’ passion for entertaining; they can virtually recreate the pages of Gourmet Traveller on their dining table. And it’s a great example of two Australian brands working together to create something functional and really beautiful, too. I hope the readers love the range as much as we do.”
The Gourmet Traveller Signature Collection by Robert Gordon Australia is available in Domayne stores and online from October, with pieces starting from $30. Don’t forget the clotted cream – and jam always first, please.
All photography courtesy of Gourmet Traveller.