Food Pairings

How to Host an Australian-style BBQ with Aussie fizz!

How to Host an Australian-style BBQ with Aussie fizz!

Australian’s are often known by the stereotype of throwin’ shrimp on the barbie, but while they actually call it a ‘prawn’, it’s true Aussie’s certainly love a good barbecue. With all that hot weather down under, who can blame them? It’s the perfect place to have a barbecue party and we could probably learn a thing or…

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Milly Cookbook

Milly Cookbook, the Fad-Free Foodie

By day, ‘Milly’ is a celebrated television and film actress (Mount Pleasant, Mr Selfridge, Silent Witness), but by night the 27 year old has already made a name for herself as a respected food writer on her popular website Milly is excited to announce the commissioning of her first book, Milly’s Real Food, based on…

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Cooking with Champagne & Sparkling Wines

Cooking with Champagne & Sparkling Wines

Do we really need any more excuses to open another bottle of bubbly, well cooking in the kitchen is most certainly another reason to pop another cork. I’m sure, like myself, we are very much aware that cooking with wine has been around for a long time be it mussels with white wine or coq…

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Champagne & Sparkling Wine Infused Desserts

There are plenty of desserts that have at least a splash of alcoholic drinks in them, from rum to beer, they all add a specific flavor when used. But desserts made with Champagne or sparkling wine are one of the sweetest treats you can serve to your guests on your New Year’s party, graduation party…

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Find the Perfect Bubbly for your Barbecue

Find the Perfect Bubbly for your Barbecue

British summer has finally arrived!  You never quite know how long the hot weather’s going to last, so why not fire up the barbie while it’s still here.  We can recommend bubbles to suit every barbecue guest. It isn’t a British barbie without beef burgers, grilled to perfection and presented in a bap with ketchup…

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Delicious Brazilian Food & Fizz for the Olympics

Delicious Brazilian Food & Fizz for the Olympics

To celebrate the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio, we’ve paired some beautiful Brazilian dishes with their equally-good sparkling wine counterparts. We often think of wines from Europe or the ‘New World’, but eyes will be  turning to Brazil as the Olympic Games draw nearer. Brazilian Favourites Pão de queijo For starters, bread and cheese – what could…

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Bugs & Bubbly!

Bugs & Bubbly!

We all know the traditional food pairings with Champagne. Arthur Lambert, a student at the Ecole de Design in Troyes, decided to use a still unusual one for a project but it’s not for the fainthearted. Les Champagnes de Vignerons had the idea for a competitive exam. They wanted a new promotional accessory for their…

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Pairing Italian Food with Sparkling Wine

Italian food is some of the best in the world and regularly eaten in many households. It’s always handy to have some bubbly to pair perfectly with your dishes! We’ve stuck mostly with Italian bubbly, but there’s also some to mixing and matching. You can find many of these in your local UK supermarket. Creamy Pasta Such…

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What to do with leftover Champagne and Sparkling Wine

We know having bubbly leftover is unlikely, but if you accidentally opened too many bottles at a party and find yourself with some leftover, keep it! Even if it’s started to go flat, it can still be useful. Here’s a few things you can do: Use as a Beauty Treatment Applied to the skin and hair,…

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