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Food and Wine Matching - March 2015

A real treat at this time of year are the beautiful sweet and juicy blood oranges grown in Spain and Italy. Lovely to eat alone they are also good in winter salads, especially when paired with any combination of fennel, watercress, chicory and beetroot...

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Food and Wine Matching - February 2015

Chicken, poussin or guinea fowl spatchcocked & cooked on a bed of fennel and thinly sliced waxy potatoes makes a simple and delicious meal with the great advantage of using only one dish to cook...

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Food and Wine Matching - January 2015

There is nothing so light but luxurious as a Fruits de Mer platter to celebrate the New Year. We've heard tell of super-cheap lobster from Lidl (though not actually seen any in our local branch) but the wonderful Scallop Shell fish counter...

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Food and Wine Matching - December 2014

December is such a busy time with lots of entertaining but also tying up loose ends at work before everyone disappears for the Christmas - New Year period. So it’s good to stock up on wine and food in a way that will take the pressure off...

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Food and Wine Matching - November 2014

Inspired by a beautiful little pie bought from our monthly market I recently constructed a tart made from filo pastry brushed with cumin butter and filled with sweet cooked beetroot and salty feta...

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