Tag: food

Red wine with fish? Surely not!

Latest research has shed light onto why some red wines do work with fish, dispelling the old adage of ‘white with fish’. Scientists in Japan have reported the first explanation which challenges this widely known rule of thumb for food and wine matching – a theory which we will be putting to the test in […]

An Italian Christmas

As I have been based in Italy for the past few months I could well be initiating a new tradition of having Christmas, ‘Natale’, here in Serralunga d’Alba, Piedmont, and I’m banking on the following being served for lunch:   Lentils with cotechino (a pork salami) as an antipasti/starter; the dish is thought to bring […]