Food Pairings

Strawberry Risotto? Prosecco Perfect Summer Time

The Summer Time Strawberry Season is always a great time to make Strawberry Risotto. This recipe is from La Famiglia the classic London Italian restaurant and in memory of the wonderful Alvaro Maccioni www.lafamiglia.co.uk Think Tennis -Wimbledon Classic lunches, brunches, garden parties The perfect lunch time adaptation of the strawberries and cream Wimbledon idea and yes…

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Food and Wine Matching – Nyetimber Style

When I saw the picture on Twitter of the table at the Nyetimber offices awaiting guests I thought (a) I’m sure they meant someone else when they invited me and (b) I’m certainly not going to ‘fess up! With the quality of the wines, their awards, market positioning and the events they sponsor, it would be easy to…

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Food pairings with Crémant

When you’re thinking of food pairing  you need to remember the major tastes or character of your wine.  With Crémant we’re looking at high acidity, yeasty (bread/biscuit) flavours, and fresh green fruit (apples, pears). So what do we need to think about: – High acidity means you can have high acid foods, oily foods, and fatty foods – Try to match up…

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“Fried Chicken and Champagne

“Fried Chicken and Champagne, Why the Hell not?”

At Champagne Frame of Mind, brunch is a staple. While traveling, we take it upon ourselves to find the absolute best brunch in town and drop by for a taste. When in Austin for SXSW and all its activities, we heard ravings about Max’s Wine Dive and their award-winning cuisine, so naturally we had to stop in. Listed…

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