Category Archives: Chinese

Szechuan and Sauternes

GrapeRadio have some interesting videos on YouTube, including some pretty nice cinematography in the The Scent of Black, a short film about Cahors. I found the video on Château Suduiraut (Part II) discussing the pairing of Sauternes with Szechuan cuisine … Continue reading

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Christmas menu

Pheasant and Quail Terrine, beetroot salad, raisin purée Terrine: pheasant leg and breast, quail breast, chicken livers, prosciutto, seasoning, white wine. Beetroot salad: grated fresh beetroot, dressing of red wine vinegar, lime juice, soy sauce and honey. Raisin purée: plumped … Continue reading

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Winter Menu

Miso, soy sauce, mirin marinated salmon. Slivers of potato and butter stacked, baked and compressed. This dish did NOT work with a Fromm Vineyard Pinot Noir 2004, but perhaps that’s not a total reflect on the pairing, since the wine … Continue reading

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Fruit (non-grape) wines and Chinese foods

A friend had been sampling my 2006 Gooseberry wine and recommended it with foods (like spicy Asian) that don’t usually work so well with grape wines. He had tried the ’06 Gooseberry with a spicy but not hot Szechuan chicken … Continue reading

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Back to the roots

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