Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron Masterclass
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A Masterclass with Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron’s Brand Ambassador, Corinne Michot, was held at Chinoz on the Park. Brought to us by Geovinum Sdn Bhd together with the Sommelier Association of Malaysia, SOMLAY. The Chateau is a leading Pauillac 2eme … Read More

Jules Taste of Provence Master Class
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Thursday 17 April, 2014. The Taste of Provence Master Class held at BERJAYA University College of Hospitality, brought to us by Straits Wine Company together with the Sommelier Association of Malaysia (SOMLAY). Julian Faulkner of Domaine de Grand Cros in … Read More

Mixed Mushroom Pappardelle
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From 100 Perfect Pairings by Jill Silverman Hough Serves 4 Ingredients: 300 gms pappardelle pasta 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 400 gms mixed meaty mushrooms, such as white, brown, cremini, baby portobello, or shiitake, cut into 1/2cm slices, stems … Read More

“Luce” Wine Master Class
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Tuesday 21 May, KL Luce Wines Master Class held at BERJAYA University College of Hospitality, organised by Albert Wines and Spirits together with the Sommelier Association of Malaysia (SOMLAY) Peter Ferguson, Global Sales Director for Tenute Luce Della Vite,  Montalcino, … Read More

Chocolate Berry Torte
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From Green & Black’s Chocolate Recipes Serves 6 Ingredients: Torte: 25gm plain flour 5 tsp cocoa powder 75gm dark chocolate, minimum 60% cocoa solids, broken into pieces 25gm unsalted butter 5 tsp double cream 4 egg whites 3 egg yolks … Read More

Wine & Chocolate Anyone?
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Avid readers of my column in the ABWM magazine may recall this article was originally published there in May 2010.  I always refer to what I consider to be a wine & food match made in heaven.  So if this … Read More

Christmas-spiced Chocolate Cake
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From Nigella Christmas by Nigella Lawson Serves 10 to 12 (slices) Ingredients: Cake: 150g dark chocolate, chopped 150g soft butter 6 eggs 250g sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 100g ground almonds 1 tsp ground cinnamon pinch of ground cloves zest … Read More

Cabernet Sauvignon
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Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the better known red grapes varieties ; it is grown all over the world and is incredibly versatile. Depending on where it is grown (and of course the winemaker’s input) it can make soft and … Read More