Alcohol, religion, health, sexiness, food and wine – the debates over how much or how little wine you can or should or should not drink and when and with what or whom: the talk goes on and on. Meanwhile, women have nearly caught up with men when it comes to drinking, and that doesn’t just […]
Food & dining
Aperitif time in southern Spain, Andalusia: sherry and Regañõs, little simple dry olive oil crackers that are perfect for sea-gazing at dusk after a dip in the pool.
We forgot that 15 August is a holiday, so our cupboard was barer than expected. Nevertheless, we managed to have a fresh fish dinner – pan-fried – with a mix of wild rice, rice and quinoa. The plan to add a green salad from the garden fell through when the skies opened and there were […]
I spent an afternoon this week at Taste of Italy, an event in Geneva that brought in two dozen premium food suppliers from Italy, a kind of matchmaking fair for wholesalers, retailers and the restaurant business. My idea was to learn more about Italian regional products in order to better understand Italian wines. Wine and […]
For months I’ve been planning to bring my knowledge of the wines at La Cave de Genève up to date. I have tasted the improvements in the canton’s wines, and given that this winery is the largest one, producing about one-third of the wines, I wanted to understand what is going on. Yesterday I finally […]