Dominique Rizzo | Bespoke Food Tours

Through the sharing of food, we share life, and one is never lonely or hungry

Dominique Rizzo is one of Queensland’s leading female chefs creating world class bespoke Gourmet Food & Wine Tours to Spain, Sicily and beyond.

Her mission is to inspire everyone to make a change for the better with her delicious, healthy, real food recipes…..I love the essence of clean, simple whole food cooking. My food style and recipes are inspired by my travels and culinary experience in all cuisines. Life is too short to leave anything out! I am passionate and inspired by our worlds multicultural kitchen and all dietary lifestyle choices. I believe that with balance in our body we are whole and healthy. Deliciously Regards….Dominique x

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Featured Recipes

Watermelon, Tomato and Pomegranate Salad with whipped feta, Mint, Thyme and Macadamias

Prepare to embark on a delightful adventure for your taste buds as we explore the harmonious blend of flavors and textures in this Watermelon, Tomato, and Pomegranate Salad with Whipped Feta, Mint, Thyme, and Macadamias.

Body Love Summer Rose and Citrus Scrub

Welcome to the world of natural beauty and rejuvenation! If you're looking to pamper your skin and indulge in a luxurious self-care routine, allow me to introduce you to the enchanting combination of citrus and rose body scrub. This heavenly blend of invigorating citrus and delicate rose offers a delightful sensory experience while providing numerous benefits for your skin.

No Bake Berry and Chocolate Cheesecake

Are you craving a luscious dessert that combines the fruity goodness of berries with the rich indulgence of chocolate? Look no further than our mouthwatering No Bake Berry and Chocolate Cheesecake! This delightful treat is a perfect fusion of flavors and textures that will leave you wanting more.

Spring Charred Zucchini, Brie and Green pea Herb Tart

Welcome to a culinary delight that harmoniously combines the vibrant flavours of zucchini, the delicate sweetness of green peas, and the creamy indulgence of brie cheese.

Pasta Alla Norma

Eggplant, tomatoes, basil, and ricotta salata – these four ingredients are the fundamentals of Pasta Alla Norma, a dish that originated in Catania, a city on Sicily's East coast.

Broccoli and Cauliflower Fritters

These are a fantastic vegetarian fritter that you can use just about any vegetable in, I have also made these with sautéed chopped mushrooms and they taste delicious. They make a great addition to a light dinner, as a starter to have with drinks and ideal for kids for the school lunches as you can mask the vegetables that they may not like.
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Featured Blog

Minced Beef Safety: Tips for Handling and Storing Safely

Within this piece, we shall furnish you with indispensable Minced Beef Safety: Tips for Handling and Storing Safely. A chefs guidance on the secure management and storage of ground beef, guaranteeing the safety and peace of mind in your culinary endeavours.
November 26, 2023/by Dominique Rizzo

What Should You Wear on a Food Tour?

But what should you wear on these delectable food trips? When working through the delicious itinerary, you will, in a nutshell, want to be safe, snug, and stylish. The following is an overview of how to curate a great food tour outfit.
October 21, 2023/by Dominique Rizzo

The Best of Sicily – Why Sicily Offers More Than Most Small Islands

Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, is a captivating destination that offers a wealth of experiences and attractions. While it may be classified as a small island in terms of geographical size, Sicily boasts an impressive array of historical, cultural, natural, and culinary treasures. Here are some reasons why Sicily stands out and offers more than most small islands
June 28, 2023/by Dominique Rizzo

5 Reasons Sicily Should Be Your Next Destination for 2024

This post is for you if you’ve been wondering “Is Sicily nice?”, “Is Sicily worth visiting?”, or if you’re deciding between a few vacation options and want to get an idea of what might be waiting for you in Sicily. So keep reading to see all the best things this amazing destination has to offer you.
June 27, 2023/by Dominique Rizzo

The 15 Must Try Traditional Dishes From Puglia

Puglia, known for its rich culinary heritage, offers a variety of traditional dishes that highlight the region's fresh ingredients and traditional cooking techniques. Here are 6 of the most popular traditional dishes in Puglia that are a must to try.
June 27, 2023/by Dominique Rizzo

The Top 6 Cheeses to Taste in Puglia

Puglia's cheese heritage is deeply intertwined with its agricultural landscape, which features fertile plains, olive groves, and grazing pastures. This combination of abundant natural resources and a dedication to traditional cheese-making techniques has led to the production of some exceptional cheeses that are celebrated both locally and internationally.
June 27, 2023/by Dominique Rizzo
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Looking for easy recipes ideas, recipes for healthy salads, Keto, low carb, low sugar, gluten free, vegetarian, vegan and everything in between? Im just about to launch some of my favourite and most popular classes. As a result I will be popping  up all over Brisbane, just to get you all excited about my new cooking school ” The Urban Feast” which will be opening in 2021.  Until then if you would like me to come to your house to host a cooking class….Email me and we can chat about the many options of menus and classes I can offer.

If you love my  RECIPES and you would love to come along to one of my classes,  be the first to join my Urban Feast right here in Brisbane, Click Here and register your details.  Hands on Cooking Classes, workshops and demonstrations will be running days, evenings and weekends because I know how busy we all are. Classes will be limited to 8-10 people so you get to enjoy a relaxed pace with time to really explore cooking and new skills. And of course we will need plenty of time for feasting and drinking. Its all just a click away. Happy Cooking …..Deliciously Dominique