Tag Archives: Wine

Kitchen Experiments. Heston’s SHAMpagne. Methode SodaStream.

This post is unashamedly inspired by reruns of Heston’s 80’s Feasts on late night lifestyle TV.  Proof that food blog posts can sometimes be entirely frivolous and light-hearted. Not to be taken too seriously. I watched with utter amusement as … Continue reading

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Meltingly Delicious. King Island Double Cream Brie. Baked In Its Box With Garlic, White Wine and Thyme.

This is quite possibly the most decadent way to eat cheese ever invented. Based on the Swiss delicacy Baked Vacherin Mont D’Or.  Seasonally enjoyed in the depths of winter with a good  bottle of  wine. It’s mid July and mighty … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. A Glass of Wine. Spicy Mediterranean Seafood Soup

Seven weeks into the 5-2 challenge and I’m still exploring new ways to add flavour to my low calorie meals. This week the spotlight is shining on wine.  One glass of dry white wine yields 121 calories. Incorporated into a … Continue reading

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Eating Seasonally. Seared Snapper with Provençal Sauce.

Late season harvest tomatoes are at their peak at this time of year. Cheap and plentiful. Sweet. Juicy. Full of flavour. I picked up punnets of perfectly ripe cherry tomatoes at the market this morning. I love to eat seasonally … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy. An Itallian Classic. Chicken Scaloppine With Lemon and Sage.

Scaloppine. An Italian classic . Deliciously moist and tender. Thin, pounded slices of meat. Dredged in flour, sautéed and served with a wine, lemon, or tomato sauce. Traditionally prepared with chicken or veal. Although pork is often a popular substitute. Another perfect recipe … Continue reading

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