Pairings | Chicken liver parfait
Which foods pair best with tawny port?
Posted on September 10 2014 at 13:52
We rarely think of tawny port as a flexible pairing for food. We serve it with stilton, obviously and with hard cheeses like cheddar, with nuts and dried fruits and over Christmas with fruit cake and mince pies but that’s usually as far as it goes.
20 Christmas wine pairings to learn by heart
Posted on December 24 2021 at 07:34
One of the most popular posts I’ve ever written on this site was one called 20 food and wine pairings to learn by heart - an easy reference guide to commit to memory.
Cherries (and plums) with Central Otago Pinot Noir
Posted on February 12 2020 at 12:25
One of the standard ways of devising a wine pairing is to pick out flavours in the wine and put them in the accompanying dish. Not too much or it can cancel out the flavour of the wine but done with skill, as it was by chef Des Smith at The Hunting Lodge, it’s pretty impressive.
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