Category Archives: Burgundy

Jacob & Esau, a Sheep and a Deer

Try as I might, I have yet to make the connection I hoped for. Elizabeth David delighted with her recipe for making mutton taste like venison. When A Book of Mediterranean Food was very first published in 1950, mutton was commonplace … Continue reading

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Posted in Belgian Cooking, Black Peppercorns, Blue Collar Gastronomy, Burgundy, Chicken, Lamb & Mutton, Norway, Richard Olney, Venison | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Matches Go Up in Flames

This writer is fed up to the back teeth with the painful extremes folks go to in matching wine and food. Is it the artichokes or the chocolate, the spices or that porchetta that have them itching to find a … Continue reading

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Posted in Alcohol, AOC, Apulia, Beef, Blue Collar Gastronomy, Burgundy, Dry Martini, Food travel, French Regional Foods, Negroni, Poulet de Bresse, Poulet de Bresse, Poulet Fermiers, Puglia, Puglia / Apulia, Rare Roast Sirloin, Real Italy, Rice, Risotto, Simple Food, Sout West France Cuisine, South West French Cuisine, Southern Italy, supermarkets, Terroir, Tire Bouchon, Tomato Sauce for Pasta, Traditions at Table, Wine Making and Viticulture, Wines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Eating Real Brindisiani Down South in Apulia

‘Sorry Mr Gareth, I been back in Brindisi to eat orecchiette della Mamma‘ came a mail this week just as I thought about eating around Brindisi. It came from my new friend Vincenzo of whom more later. Orecchiette figures across Puglia … Continue reading

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Posted in Alcohol, Aubergine, Baccala, Basilicata, Blue Collar Gastronomy, Brassica's, Brassica's, Burgundy, Citrus Fruit, DOP, Food of the Ancients, Good Potatoes, Ice Cream & Gelato, IGP, Lamb & Mutton, Lamb's Testicles / Lamb's Fries, Nonna's Cooking, Offal, Puglia, Puglia / Apulia, Pugliese, Real Italy, Rice, Salad, Simple Food, Southern Italy, Terroir, Wild Food, Wild Funghi, Wine Making and Viticulture, Wines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment