Belvedere Stonemill’s Passatelli recipe

Burleigh Heads’ latest dining addition is owned by husband and wife team Chef Fabio Rocco Ricciardo and his wife Federica Scalambra. Former chef to Ferrari’s Formula 1 team for three years, Fabio left the circuit to move to our shores, opening Belvedere Stonemill on the ground level of the Swell building. Hailing from Modena and […]

Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday

One of Easter’s celebration days, Shrove Tuesday, celebrated this year on 5 March, has unusual beginnings. Also known as Pancake Day, it began as a way to use up the luxury ingredients in the household ready for people to fast during Lent. Eggs and milk (prized items in poorer times) combined with some flour make […]

Hot Shott’s Sweetcorn fritters with smashed avocado and eggs

Gold Coast café culture has done well from the downward shift in fine dining culture. Hot Shott is no exception, with owners Chef Kellie Rolfe and barista Jenna Finch leaving Palazzo Versace to open their own business in Main Beach in 2016. Named after their chocolate-lined waffle espresso cup, this ‘play on words’ café bears […]