Do you remember your first glass of Australian Chardonnay?  Was it sunshine in a glass together with heaps of alcohol and oak flavouring? At a

From  Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tsps Oil, Olive, extra virgin 1 clove Garlic, crushed 2 tsps Sun Dried Tomato Paste 200 g French Bread

From Serves 10 Ingredients: 4 individual Egg White 225 g Sugar, Caster 2 teaspoons (heaped) Cocoa Powder, sifted 50 g Chocolate, Plain, dark Method:

I plan to talk about Wine Apps in a few days but couldn’t wait to let you know about “WineQuest” which, and I quote, “after

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 Nigella Express by Nigella Lawson Makes 25 pieces Ingredients: 2 egg whites 200gm ground almonds 30gm cocoa powder 175gm icing sugar Method: 1.Preheat oven

From Wine, Food & Friends, by Karen MacNeil Makes approx 10 Cups Ingredients: 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 cup thinly sliced leek (about 1 large)

Buying wines online – what a good idea! Read this month’s newsletter for more reasons why……  A fabulous Recipe of the Month with matching wine

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

From “Nigella Express” by Nigella Lawson Serves 2 as a main course; 4 as a starter Ingredients: 2 x 5ml tsps Garlic Oil 1 lamb

With Chinese New Year around the corner I thought it appropriate to discuss all things Chinese.  On a recent trip to China I tried Great

(from Nigella Christmas by Nigella Lawson) Makes 50 Ingredients: 125ml Thai or Chinese sweet chilli sauce 60ml cranberry sauce from a jar 60ml soy sauce

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