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White Wine

KNOW YOUR CHAMPAGNE BOTTLE: SECRETS BEHIND

Want to know why a Champagne bottle is different than any other? Discover how this precious drink is stored and find out how to take out the cork in style   As you raise a glass to celebrate Christmas or New Year, you might think the only difference between a bottle of wine and a bottle of champagne is […]

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Red Wine

Mulled Wine Recipe

Essential for bonfires, Guy Fawkes, Halloween and Christmas, mulled wine is a great way to brighten the dark evenings of autumn and winter. Our mulled wine recipe includes the expected festive spices and orange zest, but cleverly adds a dash of sweet peach schnapps. For a special occasion you’ll want some stylish heatproof glasses or elegant […]

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Breakfast British

Maple Cinnamon Pancakes

Pancakes are one of my favorite comfort breakfast foods and what two flavors represent the holiday season better than maple and cinnamon (and pumpkin, of course)?  This recipe is high in protein and kept me full for hours.  When you have a little extra time one morning (ha ha), treat yourself and your family to this healthful version of […]

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Breakfast British

Mini Veggie Frittata

I have had several requests for breakfast ideas lately, so I will do my best to fulfill those requests.  For those of you who like eggs, this is a simple protein-packed breakfast.  You can change the veggies to anything you wish, I used what I happened to have in my fridge.  Because of the high protein and […]

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Red Wine

Saint Chinian

Nice meal and a good wine, definition of a good time…. Treat your taste buds to this bold red, bursting with plum and black fruit flavours. A mellow and satisfying Languedoc red, this wine will delight dinner guests if you team it up with red meats, stews and sausages or simply cheese and fruits.   This wine […]

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Starters

Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup Recipe. One of the best remedies to fight off winter colds and coughs – a good, nutritious, homemade tomato soup. Full to the brim with goodness! Delight in our Tomato Soup recipe. Ingredients: 1 1⁄3 kg tomatoes, chopped 2 onions, chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled 2 tbsp tomato puree 1 litre chicken or […]

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Main Courses

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Desserts French

Classic Creme Brulee

Crème Brûlée is one of those classic French dessert recipes that chefs seem to insist on “enhancing”: adding bits of fruit, nuts or – worse still – oatmeal! I suppose their reasoning is that nobody could possibly be interested in such a simple dessert in these complex foodie days. Well, they are wrong. Crème Brûlée is […]

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British Main Courses

Cinnamon Pumpkin, Squash,Cheddar Pot Pie

Traditions are a big part of the winter season for many people, but if you find yourself doing something strictly out of tradition and not because you particularly enjoy it, then it’s time for a new tradition. Or maybe, just time for a new recipe.   Ingredients:   For the pumpkin mixture: 2 cups canned […]

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British

EDIBLE GIFTS

This recipe is so easy it almost can’t be called a recipe, but your lucky recipients don’t have to know that. It’s also completely customizable: use whichever peppers you prefer (or whichever are easiest to get your hands on). Last year, I used a combination of green jalapeños and habaneros; the result was tangy, herbaceous, […]