Organic wine, the new mistress of the French heartland – beautifully seductive and the hottest girl in town or country. Everybody wants to have her, and to listen to the marketing spiels, everybody’s got her. Whew, what a dame! But French mistresses have a reputation for artifice. I’ve been keen to see for myself to […]
Food & dining
I’ll be heading off to Winterthur in early December for an event that features a dinner open to the public, so if you’re as keen as I am to learn more about Galician food and wine from Spain, this is the time to register for what promises to be an extraordinary evening. And if you don’t yet […]
Chandra Kurt‘s Chasselas book has encouraged me to try more well-aged Chasselas wines with typical foods from the Lake Geneva region. Last night it was the turn of a Vaud cabbage sausage (saucisse au choux sounds more elegant) which I served with a good Chasselas, aged. Potatoes and this sausage with a knife tip of mild yellow mustard […]
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 […]
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.