Tag: Champagne

May 19, 2015 / / Cook

Pizza really took hold as a point of culinary interest in Naples, where over the early history of this food, tourists from the surrounding area would visit outdoor pizza stands and munch on this early foodie phenomenon. However, like most delicious things, the pizza slowly migrated and today is one of the most ubiquitous foods on the planet.

May 14, 2015 / / Cook

In the modern world of tartare – from beef to tuna, and from salmon to bison – there are an increasing number of tasty raw meat and fish vehicles delivering bigger and bolder flavours than ever. And how can this be anything but exciting delicious news for us wine lovers? Tartare is a wonderfully delicate dish that offers up rich, unctuous and complex flavours with which to match wines of equal distinction.

May 9, 2015 / / Cook

I love brunch. I mean seriously, a great homemade brunch can be one of those next level eating and drinking experiences. Today I want to go beyond the Benny (not that there’s anything wrong with them – I’ve eaten my…

May 4, 2015 / / Drink

Champagne, bubbly, Blanc de Noir, Prosecco, champers, sparkling, charmat, Cava, Spumante, Cremant, Franciacorta, ancestrale, Petillant, Blanquette de Limoux, Sekt, methode traditionnelle, Lambrusco and Zitsa Debina are just a few of the many words used around the world to describe one…

April 15, 2015 / / Cook

When I got started writing this piece today, scribbling down everything I know and believe (and crave!) about great hamburgers, my mind immediately wandered back to a television program I had developed a minor addiction to a few years back…

February 28, 2015 / / Cook

The salty, smoky, crispy, crunchy awesomeness of bacon hardly needs help attracting attention these days. Whether it’s alongside eggs at brunch, on sandwiches, with pasta or all by its lonesome self, the fascination, application, appreciation, enthusiasm and love for bacon…

January 30, 2015 / / Drink

Starting a wine collection can be a bit intimidating. With so many wines to choose from and the often hefty price tags connected to the most age-worthy wines, it can be tough to decide what to buy, how much of…