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Wolf down Brisbane’s moreish doughnut offerings

Whether it’s a fancy sugar-dusted, lime-curd-filled modern number, or a hot cinnamon ring of yesteryear, a dose of doughnuts does not go astray at any time of the day. We’ve rounded up a bunch of local cafes, bakeries and market stalls pumping out these popular moreish numbers. more

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La Macelleria gelateria opens in Teneriffe

While moseying through the streets of Bologna in Italy, you’ll spot a surplus of gelato shops nestled between the mandatory restaurants, butchers, espresso bars and chemists. This glut of palate pleasers tallies around the 180 mark, resulting in a city dense with connoisseurs of both the making and noshing fields. The city’s staple flavour is Crema Bologna, made from milk, yolks, lemon peel and vanilla. In spring, when strawberries are lush and plentiful, families will drop by a gelateria to collect a litre of this gelato to take home for a post-lunch dessert, dressing each serving in the succulent red berries. more

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Ogle Le Chocolat with Alain Ducasse

Those hooked on cocoa know a chocolate obsession never truly leaves an addict, but stays simmering beneath the surface to be reignited every time a tempting slab of goodness hits a nostril or catches an eye. Chocolate fiends, be warned, this short film is sure to send you raiding your secret stash or bolting to the corner store, as food guru Alain Ducasse walks us through his Parisian chocolate factory, Le Chocolat. Watch as cocoa bean roaster and chocolate maker Nicholas Berger lovingly crafts perfect squares of chocolate in the traditional way, from bean to bar. Grab some movie treats and ogle the goods in the short food film, Le Chocolate – Alain Ducasse. more

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Good Food & Wine Show comes to Brisbane

Get those tastebuds in training for an epic three days of feasting at the Brisbane Good Food & Wine Show this weekend. Sample nibbles from some of Queensland’s best food producers, learn from the country’s most beloved celebrity chefs and soak up the inspirational atmosphere, which is sure to have you dragging out the idle cooking aprons and unused kitchen utensils when you return home. The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre will be filled with tempting aromas from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm this Friday November 8 through to Sunday November 10, thanks to an incredible line-up of exhibitors and a packed program of workshops and masterclasses. Sign up for a delicious adventure like a Journey Through Coffee with Nespresso, meander through Cheese Alley, and gain expert insight from food icons like Maggie Beer and Matt Moran. Find all the details and tickets online. more

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Nitrogenie ice-cream opens at South Bank

No matter how many years we’ve clocked up on the calendar, we’re all still just big kids looking for a little magic. Behold the wizardry coming out of the Nitrogenie lab at South Bank, where creamy concoctions are delivered in a cloud of smoke. more

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Meet a fascinating family of s&p collectors

Salt & Pepper is a short documentary that takes you into the curious world of some serious kitchenware collectors. When director Keith Rivers stumbled upon a craigslist advertisement announcing the sale of more than 2,000 pairs of salt-and-pepper shakers, he dug a little deeper and discovered that the 4,000 beloved relics belonged to a family who had been collecting shakers for generations. Keith tracked down the family’s grainy old Super 8mm videos to weave a beautiful narrative that might have you looking at your shakers a little differently over dinner tonight. Keep your eyes peeled for some weird and wonderful creations. more