Food Pairings

Perfect Festive Food Pairings with Prosecco DOC

No festive season is complete without a few bubbles. But just before you start stocking your fridge with the same bottle of fizz you reach for every year, understanding the different styles of Prosecco DOC is integral to pairing and enjoying the wine throughout a meal. Looking at the label to identify whether you’re drinking…

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3 Levels Of Spice: Curry & Fizz

You ever had curry and sparkling wine before, you ever wanted to know what level of spice works best with the sparkling wine, well here are my thoughts on the combination. Three different levels of spice: Mild, Medium and Hot. First I had to make the curry, I placed 3 different pots on the stove and wrote…

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Which Fizz Pairs Best with Breakfast – Champagne or Prosecco?

Whether you enjoy egg, bacon, kippers or yoghurt and fruit for breakfast which fizz pairs best – Champagne or Prosecco? I decided to try out some different breakfast options and pair them with Jean Pierre Launois Champagne Brut-Blanc De Blancs and 7 Cascine Prosecco, available from Spar to see which pairs best. Jean Pierre Launois Champagne…

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Spain: Cava And Ham

Pairing C Cava Brut With The Most Awarded Ham In The World BEHER Bernardo Hernández is a family company with more than 80 years of experience dedicated to the raising 100% high-quality Iberian pork. France has Champagne, Italy has Prosecco and Spain has Cava. Cava is a Spanish sparkling wine made in the same way as Champagne. C Cava…

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Italy’s Finest: On A Plate & In A Glass

Who Makes The Best Pizza? Is it the Big Apple aka New York City or is it from the birthplace itself Italy, or perhaps it’s from your own kitchen? I’ve paired 8 different kinds of pizzas with 3 different kinds of Prosecco to see how well the two work together, seeing that both originate from Italy. Let’s Meet…

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Celebrating Louis Roederer Cristal Champagne as the Ultimate Gourmet Pairing with Hakkasan

It has long been a trade secret that Champagne is one of the most versatile and exciting wines to pair with food with its complex layers of flavour, taut acidity, mineral, often saline backbone and rich autolytic character. However, rarely is that message effectively conveyed to the consumer who continues to enjoy it as an…

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Great Fizz Options for Home Made Curry

It may sound surprising, though very true indeed, that curry is one of the most popular dishes here in the UK – Daily Mirror online reports it as being the second most popular takeaway option just behind Chinese takeaways! There are approximately 10,000 curry houses and Indian restaurants serving curry in the UK and I must…

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The Best Sandwiches to Enjoy with Champagne

Sandwiches are very popular in many people’s daily diets from packed lunches at school to the quick snack requirement at work, of course, we also love sandwiches during afternoon tea especially when they come with a glass of Champagne or two. It is said that in the USA alone some 300 million sandwiches are enjoyed…

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The Best Pizza and Prosecco Combinations

Many will admit to, though wish they didn’t, that pizza is a favourite treat in their weekly dining habits (49% of people in the UK eat pizza at least once a week) with the history of this famous Italian dish dating back to 11 June 1889 when a Margherita was served to King Umberto I and Queen Margherita…

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