What’s on the cheeseboard this week? Güntensberg
We’re both particularly fond of the hard Swiss cheeses so were delighted to find one that we weren’t familiar with at the market today.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen. Sage, lardon and marscapone stuffed pattison.
Nigel prepared this delicious recipe for our dinner last night. It’s simple and so tasty I had to share it with you.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – spicy Cambodian style mussels
This is a delicious way to prepare mussels. Our fellow foodie friends John & Sheila first prepared them which inspired me to have a go this week.
Lock-down take 2. Day 17. 15th November 2020.
Sunday. A day of rest and relaxation. At least that’s what is should be. We do try to have some kind of routine.
What’s on the cheeseboard this week? Tomme aux fleurs.
I’m very happy to share a cheese that we have never tasted before. Tommes aux fleurs. A semi hard cheese covered with pressed flowers.
Domaine d’Orfeuilles – Silex d’Orfeuilles 2018
A relatively new wine to us this is a lovely Vouvray that you should look out for. Some of Domaine d’Orfeuille’s wines are available in the US.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – easy hollandaise sauce
Who doesn’t love hollandaise sauce? Yes, I know it’s made with lashings of butter but just once in a while it does you good.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen. Easy Thai style prawn curry.
Here’s a super easy recipe for a tasty curry that you can have on the table in less than half an hour. Serve with plain rice.
Food & wine matching – pairing wine with rich creamy sauces
This week I made a garlicky prawn dish with a rich sauce that had a little wine, lots of cream and plenty of Parmesan.
Wine Education – Altesse
It’s always lovely to make a new wine discovery and this week we did just that. Altesse is a local white grape variety found in Savoie.
Food & wine matching – artichokes
Artichokes are notoriously difficult to pair with wine. Why is that?
Pinot Noir from Domaine de Maltaverne
You may be familiar with Pouilly Fumé, a small village close to Sancerre on the other side of the river.