A Memorable Wine Experience at Home

Interview someone — a friend, another blogger, your mother, the mailman — and write a post based on their responses. I was not confident that my better half would agree to the idea of being “interviewed” early in the morning and that too on the topic of wine. But when I explained her that it’sContinue reading “A Memorable Wine Experience at Home”

An Evolving Taste for Cuisine

What’s your favorite recipe? This seemingly a simple and a straightforward question What’s your favourite recipe?, actually covers a lifetime of my tastes evolving over time. As is true for everyone, my first favourite meal in life was the Rajma – Chawal (Kidney Beans with Rice) prepared by mom. Though I still love it, howeverContinue reading “An Evolving Taste for Cuisine”

Gruyere Cheese Spaghetti with Wine

A cache of assorted cheeses brought home recently encouraged us to research for some nice cheesy recipes which would pair well with wines. The cheese selected today was the Swiss Gruyere paired with Allegrini Valpolicella from Italy. Gruyere Cheese Gruyère is a hard yellow Swiss cheese that originated in Switzerland. It is named after theContinue reading “Gruyere Cheese Spaghetti with Wine”

A Parmigiano Reggiano – Valpolicella Affair

While sorting out the home delivered groceries (lockdown skills), I happened to notice the Parmesan Parmigiano Reggiano cheese amongst some other goodies. It instantly kindled, in my budding culinary mind, a possibility of pairing a dish prepared this cheese with the Valpolicella wine which we brought home recently. A brief discussion (okay, it was aContinue reading “A Parmigiano Reggiano – Valpolicella Affair”