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Roasted Pears with Sweet Wine, Honey and Pine Nuts



December 4, 2017 in FOOD, Recipes by kandsmedia

Roasting pears in wine transforms them from everyday fruit into a light but luxurious dinner party dessert. Their gentle flavour makes a perfect foil for a fine dessert wine. The trick is to use an inexpensive wine for cooking and a better wine of the same type to serve with it.

Coq au Vin



November 22, 2017 in FOOD, Recipes by kandsmedia

This classic French recipe is a terrific dish for a dinner party. The French would always use a local wine to make it—I’d suggest a good Côtes du Rhône-Villages, a Gigondas or Lirac.