Entries by Jenni Regnart

Food & Wine Storyline with Chef Dominique Rizzo

If you think it’s all strawberries and ice cream at the Ekka, then think again.  At the Food and Wine stage, it is everything from kangaroo damper to edible flowers to gelati, to native fruits, to dagwood dogs, to gnocchi and sausage making, mixing it up with Country & Western singers, our fabulous boys in […]

Burdekin Readers’ & Writers’ Association Inc.

The Burdekin community,in the main, had never previously experienced a Readers’ & Writers’ Festival and their response was amazing. This was helped in no small way by yourself and the other guest authors . You were all so generous with your time, and your willingness to connect with the locals went down a treat.

A sustainable kitchen garden – making a menu from your mulch

The following guest blog post is by Dominique Rizzo from Pure Food Cooking, Channel 10’s “Ready Steady Cook” and “The Circle”… “A sustainable kitchen garden – Making a menu from mulch” was originally published at 1 Million Women some years ago.     Life is busy!  I feel that this year is flying past with the […]

Footy Food

Sales of pies and chips are skyrocketing in the football season. For the fans maybe, but that is not Footy Food for the premium Maroon State of Origin team.   That’s the tip from the experts. Our Deadly Choices stars Nathan Appo and Steve Renouf and Brandi Alberts shared their tips on “Good Quick Tukka” […]

Easter Dove

Colomba Pasquale (Easter Dove), is a soft, sweet, traditional Italian bread. Colombo is like Panettone (the traditional Christmas bread– but without the candied fruits. Colomba sets itself apart by being baked into a pigeon-shaped form; its texture is a moist, buttery, bready cake topped with a sugary almond icing. Fluffy, moreish and melt-in-the-mouth.