Food

THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO WITH GRAPEVINE LEAVES

Have you ever thought what would be the best thing that you can do with grapevine leaves? Use them as decoration on your charcuterie boards? Dry them, frame them and hang on your wall? Good ones, but no! The best thing to do with grapevine leaves is simply… sarma! Sarma is a dish with a… Continue reading THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO WITH GRAPEVINE LEAVES

Food · Wine

HOW TO PAIR WINE GLASSES WITH OCCASIONS

We all know this: The glass matters! The shape of the glass effects our perception of wine. That’s why it’s very important to choose the correct shape of glass, depending on the style of the wine that we are tasting. However, when it comes to drinking wine, not tasting it, the things might get even… Continue reading HOW TO PAIR WINE GLASSES WITH OCCASIONS

Food · Wine

ALBARIÑO PAIRED WITH LOBSTER RAVIOLI

Looking at a nice bottle of wine that I’ve brought last year from Spain… I’ve chosen this bottle, from thousands of options in the wine store, and brought back to Nova Scotia. To be honest, the selection was not very difficult, since I was searching for an Albariño wine from Rías Baixas, and this wine… Continue reading ALBARIÑO PAIRED WITH LOBSTER RAVIOLI

Food · Wine

EATING 3 DAYS IN MONTREAL

Montreal is a heaven for foodies and wine lovers! It’s a cosmopolitan city where you can find food and wine from all around the world.  One could easily argue that you can eat the best pasta in Italy, best Korean barbeque in Korea, best espada in Brazil and best croissant in France… but where you… Continue reading EATING 3 DAYS IN MONTREAL

Food · New in Nova Scotia

CANADIAN ICE WINE WITH TURKISH DESSERTS

Everything started last December, when I was travelling between my two homes; from Canada, to Turkey. When I do this trip, there are some classical Canadian products that I always bring home: Obviously maple syrup is the first one on the list, with all the related products as maple chocolate, maple biscuits, maple tea… Following… Continue reading CANADIAN ICE WINE WITH TURKISH DESSERTS

Food

6 IDEAS FOR ST. VALENTINE’S DINNER

Here we are again: St. Valentine’s Day. To be honest, I know that it’s even difficult to decide what to eat in a regular day’s dinner, and when it’s intended to be a special one, it’s even harder to decide. But no worries, as every year, I also have suggestions about it this year –… Continue reading 6 IDEAS FOR ST. VALENTINE’S DINNER

Food · Wine

MEDIUM WITH SPICY PUMPKIN & WILD BLUEBERRY MILLE-FEUILLE

Happy International Sherry Week 2018 to everyone! I am delighted that the Sherry week for me became a yearly celebration. Last year’s contest was a blast for me, as for of this year, I’ve enjoyed so much the brainstorming around a glass of Sherry wine to find out the best pairing possible with the local ingredients. In… Continue reading MEDIUM WITH SPICY PUMPKIN & WILD BLUEBERRY MILLE-FEUILLE

Food

21 MEZES FROM MY TABLE

Meze… It doesn’t really matter how you spell it; mezze, mazzeh or mazze, but I am sure it will ring you a bell! Mezes are in the cuisine of many countries, that is why there are many different plates of meze and many different recipes for each of them. To begin with, if you are… Continue reading 21 MEZES FROM MY TABLE

Food · Winey Adventures in Chile

LEAVE SOME PLACE FOR THE DESSERT

As we ate and drank in Chile, now it is time for desserts! Before we start, I have to admit that I didn’t think that Chile has such a delicious patisserie products. When I tried them, I was surprised and amazed, especially the delicious cakes that they have! So, let’s start! Dulces de la Ligua… Continue reading LEAVE SOME PLACE FOR THE DESSERT

Food

6 EASY PAIRINGS FOR ST. VALENTINE’S DINNER

No, it doesn’t come to the weekend this year! It’s already a burden to decide what to do or what not to do on this day and being in a weekday doesn’t really help it. The good news is it’s a Wine Wednesday, (so glad it’s not on Taco Tuesday ) so we can save… Continue reading 6 EASY PAIRINGS FOR ST. VALENTINE’S DINNER