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The wine-loving chef’s recipe for Chardonnay carrots

Cooking with wine is fun – sometimes we even add it to the food! Wine-based recipes are always a good bet to spruce up everyday dishes. One of our favourites has got to be Chardonnay carrots, a very fun take on the humble roasted carrot. This is a perfect side dish or sharing plate for […]

The ultimate red wine gravy recipe

Whether it’s a Christmas dinner, a Sunday lunch or a midweek roast, some meals are simply incomplete without a red wine gravy. Thick, smooth and full in flavour, there’s nothing quite like a good gravy. Of course, not all gravy recipes call for red wine – but we’re serious wine lovers, so ours does! Read […]

What to Eat with Quiche When You Want to Stay Slim

Quiche – that delicious flabby flan. It tastes so good, but you know what they say – a minute on the lips, a lifetime on the hips. Happily, there is a way to make this delicious dish less threatening to your waistline. Eat less of it. At the same time, have more vegetables to fill […]

The Shocking Truth About Champagne and Caviar

Aren’t food snobs funny? If you tell them fish eggs, of all things, are the height of sophistication, and so-so wine from a cold region is a sign of good taste, they’ll fork our bundles of cash for the stuff. Thankfully, the rest of us don’t have to slavishly follow their silly example. Europe has […]

What Goes with Lasagne if You Love Spanish Wine

Ah lasagne – that go to, feel good food. If ever there was a dinner that you could relax with over a glass of wine, it would be this. But what if you’re not particularly fond of Italian wine? What if you’d much prefer a robust Spanish red instead? Clearly you have good taste, but […]

Try this wine sauce for monkfish. Seriously!

Cooking with wine is great. Sometimes you can even put it in the food! The internet is chock full of great wine and food recipes, and one of our favourites is this lemon butter wine sauce for monkfish recipe from The recipe is simple and easy to recreate, with the biggest question being which […]

Pairing Spanish wine and Italian food – seriously!

To say that Italians are serious about their food would be something of an understatement. In Italy, food is an integral part of daily life. Italians are proud of their cuisine, and rightly so; It is some of the best in the world, and many Italian dishes have travelled to become household names across the […]

How to pair food with Rueda wines

Rueda wine comes from Spain’s Rueda DO, located between the prestigious regions of Toro and Ribera del Duero. Unlike its neighbours, however, Rueda is best known for producing white wine. White Rueda comes from Verdejo, Sauvignon Blanc, Viura, or a combination of all three. Stylistically, they can range from light and fresh to full-bodied and […]