Barber’s 1833 Vintage Reserve Cheddar and a dry Chenin blanc

Jan 20, 14 Barber’s 1833 Vintage Reserve Cheddar and a dry Chenin blanc

Posted by in Food and Wine, France

A few years ago I visited the Barber Farmhouse on a press trip as part of a bigger trip to the West Country. I remember being impressed by the combination of modern technology within the traditions of cheesemaking that had been handed down through the generations. You can read about my visit here. I really enjoyed the 1833 Vintage...

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Paprika, Porcini, and Garlic Butter Kettle Chips for the winter

Nov 01, 13 Paprika, Porcini, and Garlic Butter Kettle Chips for the winter

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Contributed by Anna Von Bertele A staple in my house, when the wine comes out the fridge, is a packet of Kettle Chips. Crisps and dip and a glass of wine can seem like the most delicious thing. So when the Wine Sleuth – asked if I wanted to cover the Kettle Chip launch of it’s new Winter flavour, I was very excited!...

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Chicken recipes for the Autumn

Oct 21, 13 Chicken recipes for the Autumn

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I’ve been doing a lot of cooking lately at Winesleuth HQ and I have a few recipes here in association with Schwartz that I think are perfect for this Autumnal weather. Creating wonderful meals with chicken Chicken is often regarded as a rather boring fowl. If you use a free-range bird and create a recipe with wine and fresh...

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Featured Post: How to match wine with food: seven tips for successful pairing

Jul 24, 13 Featured Post: How to match wine with food: seven tips for successful pairing

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Have you always wanted to experiment with pairing wine with food but find the whole idea confusing?  Not sure which type of wine will enhance your meal and give it that rich tasting flavour to die for? Gone are the days when paring wine with your meals was as easy as ABC, when the rules of coupling white wine with white meat only...

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Tozi, cicchetti in London

Jul 09, 13 Tozi, cicchetti in London

Posted by in Food and Wine, Italy

Prosecco may be very popular but as my Italian friend, Giordi, always tells me –  it’s too sweet here in England. So when we sat down at the new Italian restaurant Tozi and were presented with 2 glasses of prosecco, I wondered what she would say. After taking a sip,she pronounced it as it should be, dry and refreshing....

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