As part of the preparation for today’s blog I took an online test to ascertain whether or not I am a Francophile and apparently I

B is for Bordeaux, or do you prefer Bored Doe? More importantly which of these two wines would you buy? Particularly as the latter is

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Around about now if we were in Europe we would be thinking (well I would) about opening a reasonably robust warm tannic red wine to

(This is in fact based on Gordon Ramsey’s curried chickpea samosa filling) Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp hot curry powder 1 tsp garam

I’m lucky enough to travel to the Southern Rhone Valley most summers and am always blown away by the quality, price and variety of the