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WICKED SLY GIFT IDEAS
By Benjamen Judd Coming in to Christmas you may find yourself strapped for ideas about what you would like to get us. Or your family. Gifts for us and your family. So we thought we would ...
Rose & Boy
Formerly the award-winning Attitudes Boutique, Karlie Jay and her sister Emily Perry-Virgin have taken over the reins at Port ...
Port Douglas style spotting!
Originally from Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, Moonshine Bay had been operating for four years before packing up shop and relocating to beautiful Port Douglas in 2001. Having established a very loyal following both locally, interstate and overseas, Moonshine Bay sources their goods both locally and from exotic countries throughout the world. Our favourites are the bags … Read more
December show tunes
Daft Punk – Instant Crush featuring Julian Casablancas Lorde – Team Lady Gaga – Art Pop Vance Joy – Play With Fire Flume and Chet Faker – Drop the game
Honey-glazed, spit-roasted suckling pig
INGREDIENTS 1 (12- to 18-pound) whole suckling pig 15 quarts water 6 1/2 cups kosher salt 1/2 cup pepper ground pepper corns 4 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil, for basting 1 whole pineapple 2 whole oranges 1 lime 1 grapefruit 1 Half Garlic clover Half handful Bay Leaves 1 apple 1tbsp Thyme … Read more
TOTES GORG GORGES AT MOSSMAN GORGE
By Benjamen Judd Living in Port Douglas is one of the things that we are grateful for every morning. That and the fact we know we get to work at one of the best hotels in the region. But sometimes we get so caught up just doing our own thing that we can forget … Read more
HOLA TO OUR PEOPLE
By Benjamen Judd We here at the QT Port Douglas are determined in making sure you experience the very most and the very best that our beautiful city has to offer which is why we have launched Estilo Domingo! An addition to our already weekly line up of events and entertainment, Estilo Domingo (which … Read more
Bespoke sweets from our Chef
Caramelised Banana Dulce de Leche Cake INGREDIENTS 6 x sheets of banana bread Caramelised banana cream (Recipe 1 below) Hazelnut chocolate crunch recipe (Recipe 2 below) Duche leche tins or ganache Vanilla crème Chantilly (Recipe 3 below) Vanilla glaze METHOD Layer banana bread, banana cream and dulce de leche in a cake tin. Top off … Read more
KuKu Yalanji people
The Kuku Yalanji Aboriginal people are indigenous to the region and visitors can experience their culture, from aboriginal art galleries and lessons to indigenous tours in the rainforest. The Kuku Yalanji Aboriginal people were hunters and gatherers, with more than five groups ranging across the terrain as the seasons changed, yielding their sustenance from the … Read more