Beginners Food & Wine Club at Southern Rock Seafood
with No Comments

My latest wine course is starting this Friday, 14 October at an exciting new venue.  Don’t miss out, sign up ASAP! Joanne  

Chateau Unang – Organic Wine Offer
with No Comments

Chateau Unang, Ventoux AOC, Southern Rhone Valley, France Organic Wines Mixed Case RM815 (saving RM25)* 4 each of: Ventoux Blanc 2014 Ventoux Rosé 2014 Ventoux Rouge 2013 Mixed Case including top of the range red, La Croix, RM875 (saving RM35) … Read More

Slut Red Raspberries in Chardonnay Jelly
with No Comments

From www.nigella.com by Nigella Lawson Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 x 750mls bottle good fruity chardonnay 300 gms raspberries 1 vanilla pod (split lengthwise) 16 gms gelatine leaves 250 gms caster sugar double cream (to serve) Method: 1.Place the wine and … Read More

Marmalade Pudding Cake
with No Comments

From www.Nigella.com by Nigella Larson Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 250 gms soft unsalted butter (plus some for greasing) 75 gms caster sugar 75 gms light brown muscovado sugar 225 gms marmalade (75g of which for the glaze) 225 gms plain flour … Read More

Wine Choices for Barbecue Recipes
with No Comments

Food and wine matching or pairing is highly subjective; mainly because taste is a very personal thing. I was able to conduct a few wine matching experiments this summer with a string of friends and relatives who visited us in … Read More

A Provencal Picnic
with No Comments

Here I am in Provence for the summer, once again making sure readers of my blog get up-to-date advice on the local dry, fresh, and fruity pink wines produced in the area. I wanted to do a piece on Provencal … Read More

Provencal Wines Masterclass
with No Comments

Currently on location in Provence, sampling another fabulous dry rosé wine from one of its varied Appellations (all for the benefit of readers of my wine blog) I remembered I had attended a master class on Vins de Provence last … Read More

Malaysia Best Sommelier Championship 2013
with No Comments

This year’s  Malaysia Best Sommelier Championship was held on Sunday 30th June at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Organised by the Committee of SOMLAY, Sommelier Association of Malaysia Panel of Judges: Chief Judge, Jean Luc Pouteau, Best Sommelier … Read More

Chateau Unang Reds take Silver at the IWC
with No Comments

James and Joanna King are, deservedly, very pleased with themselves this week.  Here is their latest post: “What with one thing and another, despite a lot of rain, it has been a great week for Chateau Unang. We have been … Read More

Damp Lemon & Almond Cake
with No Comments

(How to be a Domestic Goddess – Nigella Lawson) Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 225g soft unsalted butter 225g caster sugar 4 large eggs 50g plain flour 225g ground almonds 1/2tsp almond essence grated zest and juice of 2 lemons Method: 1. … Read More