Recipes

Keith Floyd was a passionate cook who liked a little wine (often while presenting his TV shows). His book on France is a delight. In

The 2014 Wine and Food Club for Beginners starts after Chinese New Year and will be held on two Fridays each month.  

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

Thursday 16th May 10am – 3pm This event was a huge hit.  Visitors were able to taste some wines and take a look at the

In this month’s newsletter take a fascinating online test to discover why you like the wines you like.  This month’s wine offer is a fabulous

This newsletter is all about Italian wine and contains hints on how to decipher the least user-friendly of labels.  I suggest a mixed case for Spring,

A plethora of S words today. I Settled on these Scrumptious fishcakes. I Stumbled upon the recipe when I was looking for a match for

I have used this very wine-friendly recipe on many occasions and it never fails to delight everyone.  The classic combination of Pear & Almond matches

I just couldn’t justify blogging about anything else beginning with N. For the few who do not know, Nigella is an English home cook who

Every 6-8 weeks I invite my original group of students to come along for a blind tasting of a selection of wines that we review

From Delia Smith’s Christmas by Delia Smith Serves 8 Ingredients: 75gm butter, at room temperature 150gm caster sugar 2 eggs, beaten 175gm self-raising flour 175gm

  From www.BBCGoodFood.com by Barney Desmazery Serves 8 Ingredients: 25g butter 4 leeks , sliced and washed 250g pack chestnut mushrooms , sliced 2 eggs

Obviously I could have written about Chardonnay although I have done that before, or indeed Champagne or Chenin Blanc but don’t worry they are in

This month’s newsletter had to be all about Valentines didn’t it really?  A lovely Valentine Cake Recipe and lots of ideas about red wine and

From Delia Smith’s Christmas by Delia Smith Serves 8 Ingredients: 4 Bramley apples, weighing about 560gms in total 225gm mincemeat (Commercial) Grated zest of 1