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Food and Wine Matching - July 2014

No one wants to spend hours slaving over a hot stove in the heat of summer. It’s good to have some tricks up your sleeve and one of them is to make a light pesto with almonds replacing the more bitter walnuts...

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Food and Wine Matching - June 2014

Salad season is upon us and it’s such fun to experiment with different combinations and dressings. I recently resurrected an old favourite of grilled red peppers , peeled and cut into slithery strips mixed with chickpeas and feta and dressed with good olive oil, fresh thyme leaves and a little salt...

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Food and Wine Matching - May 2014

Risotto is often associated with colder weather and can be filling and even a tad stodgy but a light risotto with fresh spring veg and good quality chicken or vegetable stock can be creamy and light...

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Food and Wine Matching - April 2014

April is such a variable month, chilly and misty some days with the possibility of glorious sunshine on others and despite being spring the fruit & veg available is still fairly wintery. It’s a good time to experiment...

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Food and Wine Matching - March 2014

At last there are intermittent glimpses of spring which are so uplifting. Everyone is emerging from their hibernation. Time for some different slightly lighter food. Puy lentils are a firm favourite...

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