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: 34th Alliance Francaise French Film Festival

Things To Do: 34th Alliance Francaise French Film Festival

Calling all film lovers and Francophiles! Prepare for a thrilling cinematic experience at the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival. This film festival is the perfect way to immerse yourself in French culture and enjoy the latest and greatest French films.

The 34th Alliance Francaise French Film Festival offers an exciting range of films, including romantic comedies, gripping dramas, and everything in between. Including one of my favourites from the 80's; The Big Blue, it has such spectacular underwater cinematography. with many films shown with English subtitles, there's no excuse to miss out on the fun!

But the festival isn't just about the films themselves. There are also plenty of unique events and activities to enjoy, including Q&A sessions with directors and actors, filmmaking masterclasses, and discussions on French society and culture. These events provide a fantastic opportunity to dive deeper into the world of French cinema and connect with fellow movie lovers.

One of the best things about the French Film Festival is the atmosphere. The festival brings together people from all walks of life, from French ex-pats to curious film buffs. It's a celebration of culture and community that will leave you feeling uplifted and inspired.

So mark your calendars and prepare for a cinematic adventure that's not to be missed. The French Film Festival is a must-attend event for anyone who loves great films and wants to explore the vibrant world of French culture.

34th Alliance Francaise French Film Festival: 

Where: Melbourne, VIC, Australia
When: 8 March - 5 April 2023