Cava Masterclass with Copa de Cava

Considering how much I love food, everyone (including me) is often amazed at my lack of appreciation, and actually even dislike, of wine. I like to think my palate simply hasn’t adjusted to… Continue reading

Weekend of Food, Day 2 dinner: Cheese platter by La Cave à Fromage (Part 2)

This is part 2 of our Weekend of Food cheese board, kindly provided by La Cave à Fromage. This is a guest post written by Craig McNee, who also wrote about our visit to La… Continue reading

Weekend of Food, Day 2 dinner: Cheese platter by La Cave à Fromage (Part 1)

This is a guest post, written by Craig McNee, a cheese connoisseur who also wrote about our trip to La Cave à Fromage. It describes the first three cheeses that made up the incredible… Continue reading

Stir-fried chicken and pak choi in oyster sauce

I’ve been trying to eat more healthy (mainly because I’m still recovering from the Weekend of Food 2014!), which is why I haven’t been posting a lot of new recipes lately. Mostly, I’ve… Continue reading

Weekend of Food, Day 2 dinner: Pommes Anna (crispy potato stacks)

What goes well with naked duck breast and garlicky green beans? Potatoes. Crispy potatoes. Thinly sliced potatoes. With layers of buttery leek and garlic. And thyme. Mmmmhhh thyme. This post is part of… Continue reading

Weekend of Food, Day 2 dinner: Garlicky green beans in walnut oil

Wine pairing: Malbec This is part of the Weekend of Food series – read more about our adventures here. When one has a piece de resistance as divine as naked duck breast, one needs… Continue reading

Weekend of Food, Day 2 dinner: Divine naked duck breast (à la Rick Stein)

Wine pairing: Malbec This was the main course at the French feast during the Weekend of Food. Read more about our adventures here. The duck. The duck. What can I say about the… Continue reading

Guest post: Spicy Sichuan hotpot in Shu Jiu Xiang, Chengdu

This is a guest post written by the father of the Swindian. You can follow his blog here, which is details the various adventures that befall him on his travels around the world! — This week… Continue reading

Weekend of Food, Day 2 dinner: Ganache Macaron dessert

Wine pairing: Sauternes This was the last course of many at our Weekend of Food French feast. Read more about it here. France boasts many, many sweet things. From pain au chocolat to… Continue reading

Weekend of Food, Day 2 dinner: Garlic soup (Tourain Blanchi à Ail)

Wine pairing: Malbec This post is part of the Weekend of Food series. Read more about our adventures here.  I love garlic and cannot cook without it. In fact, there is hardly a… Continue reading