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Cook like a QT chef at home, our Chefs are personally delivering you their best kept secrets and recipes every fortnight. Spoil your friends and family, these recipes are sure to get everyone’s mouth watering and will impress!

Christmas Parties at QT

calendar 01 Dec - 30 Dec, 2014

A Christmas party at QT Gold Coast is top of the staff wishlist this year! Staff parties can be a lot of fun – maybe too much fun sometimes! That is unless you’ve been given the arduous ...

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Yamagen Mixed Barbeque Teppanyaki

Serving size: Serves 4 Cuisine type: Japanese Cooking time: Less than 60 minutes Course: Dinner Cooking method: grill, barbecue Season: All year round INGREDIENTS 4 large uncooked prawns (200g) 2 ...

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Fathers Day @ Bazaar

calendar 07 Sep 2014

Show your dad you REALLY love him this Fathers day by treating him to a super-manly Fathers day lunch at Bazaar Interactive Marketplace. With matched craft beers and cider and all the tasty trimmings Dad deserves, there’s no better way to say ‘Thanks for putting up with me!’. COST Lunch – $59 per person including […]

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Recipe: Black Bean Fajitas Dip

We’re swooning over this delicious recipe for Black Bean Fajitas Dip courtesy of Calorie King, so we thought we’d share it with you so you can impress your friends with the healthy nibble accompaniment next time you’re required to bring a plate: INGREDIENTS: 4 8-inch reduced-fat wholewheat tortillas 1 green bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch […]

Wining & Dining

Recipe: Bazaar Whole Suckling Pig

Winter is a time when friends and families come together and enjoy great food, great company and maybe some cheeky warming drinks as well. In the spirit of Winter, we’d love to share with you our very special and very secret (shhh!) Bazaar Whole Suckling Pig recipe for your next get-together. It’s also great for […]

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Bazaar wins ‘Best Hotel Breakfast’ in 2014 Gourmet Traveller Awards

Everybody knows the best way to start your day is with a great breakfast, and our very own Bazaar has taken out Gourmet Traveller’s top spot for best hotel breakfast in the 2014 awards. The awards, hosted by Catriona Rowntree and attended by Australia’s pre-eminent hoteliers and travel industry experts recognised the cornerstone experiences of […]

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Recipe: Maid in Cuba Cocktail

As the cooler months start rolling in, we’re looking for ways to keep Summer alive inside us, we think we found our ticket with the “Maid In Cuba” cocktail which combines cooling mint and cucumber with warming rum! As was said by Henry David Thoreau - “One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in […]

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Recipe: Negroni Cocktail

This is a drink that could not be simpler to make – equal parts Gin, Martini Rosso and Campari and away you go – however, the taste you achieve is quite complex. Most drinkers prefer negronis on the rocks with an orange slice; the citrus oils really enhance the components of the drink. Ingredients: 1 part Bulldog  Gin 1 […]

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Christmas in July @ Bazaar

calendar 17 Jul 2014

Get Festive this Christmas in July and come celebrate at Bazaar Marketplace with an arrival Mulled Wine to warm you up and an American inspired Full Interactive Marketplace Experience! After all, it is the halfway point to Christmas. WHEN: Thursday, 17th July TIME: From 5:30pm WHERE: Market Bazaar, 7 staghorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise (Located at the QT Gold […]

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Recipe: Citrus Glazed Salmon

From the Chef’s at Bazaar Restaurant comes this super simple, delicious and healthy recipe! Ingredients: Whole Salmon or Fillets Brown sugar Lemon Zest Grapefruit Kosher Salt Black pepper Method: Makes 4-6 servings. Position a rack in the oven 3 inches from the broiler. Line a half sheet pan with aluminum foil and place the salmon […]

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Fashion, High Tea, And QT

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Buy Tickets The QT Fashion Week and Awards is about to start in full force and what would it be without a chance to see up close some of the hottest talents about to take the country by storm? We are inviting all friends of fashion, friends of QT and […]


Recipe: Raspberry & Beetroot Salad

Thanks to the beautiful ladies of spaQ, we’ve got a delicious and easy-to-make recipe for the salad everyone’s addicted to at spaQ! With raspberries, feta, roast beetroot and rocket – we’re getting hungry just thinking about it! INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch baby or small beetroots washed, trimmed & halved. 4 whole garlic cloves, peeled 2 tablespoons […]

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Recipe: Raspberry and mascarpone tart

A little treat using seasonal fruit from Bondi chef Rob Marchetti. Degree of difficulty:Medium Ingredients Sweet Pastry 200g butter 180g icing sugar 1 vanilla bean 2 eggs 330g flour 50g almond meal Mascarpone cream 2 egg yolks 40g sugar 15g flour 180ml milk 1/4 vanilla pod 2 egg whites 2 Tbl sugar 330ml cream 330g mascarpone Raspberry and rose […]

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Recipe of the Month for April – Watermelon and Cucumber Caipirinha

Wrap your lips around this delish dish! What do I need? 45ml Germana Cachaca 30ml Watermelon Juice 2 slices of Cucumber 30ml Sugar 30ml Lime How do I make it? Lightly muddle the cucumber in the bottom of a glass. Add sugar, lime, cachaca, and watermelon juice. Stir in glass, and garnish with cucumber slice.

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INGREDIENTS: 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 celery, finely chopped 2 -3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1 glass white wine 1 bay leaf 350 g Pollock 2 lbs of bone in pork leg, with skin. Thais use the front legs, not the hams, for this dish. […]

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