Recipe: Polenta-Crusted Fried Chicken With A Kick

Ready in 30 minutes Serves 2 Polenta crusted fried chicken with a little smoky spicey kick. Ingredients: 2 chicken breasts ¼ cup polenta salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon of a smoky seasoning blend, I used Mt Elephant Seriously Smokin' ¼ grated parmesan ¼ cup of almond meal ¼ cup plain flour 1 egg 1 tablespoon of water ¼ cup olive oil Method: Cut the chicken breasts into smaller pieces. In a bowl combine the flour and almond meal.  In a second bowl beat the egg with the water.  In a third bowl combine the polenta, salt, pepper, seasoning and parmesan.  Pick up a chicken piece cover it with the flour mixture, dip it in the egg mixture to coat it, then roll it around in the polenta mixture, and set aside. Repeat until all the chicken pieces are done. Add the olive oil to a heavy saucepan (you may need extra to top up.  Once the oil is hot using tongs place several chicken pieces in the saucepan, fry each side for 2 minutes and then set aside. Do this until all pieces a fried.  Ti

Things To Do: The Peninsula Film Festival

Held over the first weekend in February, the Peninsula Film Festival (PFF) is one of Victoria's iconic annual film festivals. PFF attracts film-makers and filmgoers from all over the country and is supported by Industry bodies including VicScreen (previously known as Film Victoria).

Oz Indie Showcase:

The Peninsula Film Festival Festival launch is to be held Friday 3 February at Rosebud Cinema. Featuring an Independent Aussie Feature Film; Poker Face. The screening is followed by a Q&A.

Where: Peninsula Cinemas, Rosebud, VIC, Australia
When: 7-10.30pm, Friday 3 February 2023
Tickets: $25 per person. Available here

Short Film Festival: 

On Saturday February 4, the outdoor, short film festival will be held at the Village Green in Rosebud. Up to 20 short films will be screened and awarded monetary prizes by a panel of celebrity judges. These films are judged live by a panel of celebrity judges and awarded monetary prizes. Films are also screened in additional categories including Best Animation, Best Documentary, Best International and the Woodleigh School Emerging Filmmaker Award. All films are competing for up to $30K in cash and prizes. There will be a selection of food trucks, local wine and beer and market stalls for attendees to grab a bite and a beverage.

Where: Village Green, Rosebud, VIC, Australia
When: gates open 5pm, official proceedings/films screen approx. 7pm - 10.30/11pm, Saturday 4 February 2023
Tickets: $10 per person. Available here

Sunday Session:

PFF Filmmaking Workshop, where you can hear from industry leaders about all things film.

Where: Peninsula Cinemas, Rosebud, VIC, Australia
When: 10am - 2pm, Sunday 5 February 2023
Tickets: $15 per person. Available here