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Grilled pork tenderloin with citrus glaze; choi sum; Thai jasmine rice - 3 February 2018

I was thinking of having the Claiborne & Churchill Dry Gewurtztraminer from the cellar with the meal for which it was bought a few years ago (R’s b/day choice) – a pork tenderloin confit from Gerald Hirigoyen’s… 317 more words


Confessions of a Chardonnay Convert

I once split a bottle of unremarkable white wine at a high school party with a circle of fringe friends. It was most likely the cheapest bottle anyone could find at the sketchy liquor store on the corner that didn’t check IDs. 590 more words


What about that Turkey?

Oh the Holidays are here. To most people this means a time of culinary delights, festive parties, and family. Yea that all sounds fantastic. To me and people in all retail or service it is a time of crowded stores, long hours, little sleep and in general high blood pressure. 575 more words


An Iconic California Getaway Region - Shasta Lake

It seems every born-and-raised Californian that we have encountered over the years has waxed nostalgic with memories of the same few iconic destinations they visited in their childhoods. 737 more words


Learning about Wines with the Cape Wine Lovers is Super Cool

Thursday 18 May 2017

The regular wine tasting evenings are a highlight of my month. Today was no exception. I had chosen the wines of Elgin and Hermanus for a mix of reasons: I was unfamiliar with wines of the area; the wines are high quality; and Walker Bay had been suggested to me for a future tasting evening. 645 more words


Macarons and Gewurztraminer

Because I like Macarons,

This even well before the movie “Marie Antoinette” put them back into fashion !

Almonds are something quite important where I come from, so I have always liked the taste. 327 more words