Wine Tasting – where do I start?

A recent article by The Drinks Businesshighlights how just 12.5% of Brits would be confident choosing the right wine to go with their meal in a restaurant. It may seem odd then that only 20.8% of us would ask…

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Wine Storage

Wine connoisseurs, those who admire of a bottle of bubbly every now and then and folks who receive wine as a gift for holiday festivities all find themselves looking for the best place to store wine. Wine storage…

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Wine Composition

Chemical composition of wine has been the topic of research since decades as it is a popular alcoholic beverage with supposedly beneficial effects on human health. Water and alcohol are the major ingredients in most wines while minute…

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Wine Cellaring

A wine cellar is a room that stores wines in either barrels or bottles or sometimes in plastic containers or amphorae or carboys. There are certain critical components to an active wine cellar and they include humidity and…

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What Wine Needs

Wine is a simple beverage. It rarely demands much of us. The unconditional love of wine is not one that can be matched by even a cat or a dog; wine requires way less cleaning up after. But…

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SPINACH AND SMOKED SALMON CREPES

Ingredients Crepes 250g flour 4 eggs 250ml milk 250ml water Pinch salt 2 Tbsp oil 1 Tbsp sugar 1 large bag of spinach Smoked salmon Dressing 6 Tbsp plain unsweetened yoghurt Juice of half a lemon Zest of…

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Sauce recipes from the Mediterranean

The picada, a pillar of Catalan sauce recipes Aioli recipe Learn to make authentic Catalan allioli with garlic and olive oil with step by step instructions. The video shows how to bind olive oil and garlic without the…

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PRAWN CURRY

Posted by Mohan on October 3, 2018 · Ingredients 1 tin carnation coconut milk (400ml) ½ tsp tamarind concentrate paste ½ tsp mustard seeds 16 curry leaves 2 med onions finely sliced 1 tsp fresh grated ginger 3…

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HONEY AND GINGER SALMON

Posted by  Mohan on October 01, 2018 · Leave a Comment Serves 1-2. Prep 15min. Cooking 15min Marinade ingredients 1 large Tbsp melted honey 2 Tbsp Tamari soy sauce or reduced salt soy sauce Juice of half an orange…

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CHOCOLATE CHRISTMAS TREE

Posted by Mohan on September 29, 2018 · Leave a Comment Ingredients 2 cups mix raw nuts 500g dark chocolate retain about 80g for later 1 whole almond   Method Mark on grease proof paper a series of 9…

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