On your plate

On your plate

Wine and food are two of life’s great culinary pleasures and like a good marriage they were meant for each other. Finding that perfect match can be a delicious endeavour where each enhances and strengthens the experience of the whole.
#SoupAndSauvignon – Fresh Tomato with Cashew Cream

#SoupAndSauvignon – Fresh Tomato with Cashew Cream

If you've been following (and sipping on) our #SoupAndSauvignon supper series, you'll know about the heartwarming buy-one-give-one campaign being run by Pesto Princess where every time someone buys a soup, they give one to the Ladles of Love soup kitchen to feed...

#SoupAndSauvignon – Red Lentil with Harissa Toasted Dippers

#SoupAndSauvignon – Red Lentil with Harissa Toasted Dippers

It has not been tough, sipping on Sauvignons and eating our way through the Pesto Princess soup range. All in the name of warming your winter with our #SoupAndSauvignon Series.  It's been rather splendid.  We might do it all again. This week we noticed all four soups...

{RECIPE} Goan-Styled Prawn Curry with Lace

  A mouthwateringly moreish dinner beautifully paired with Almenkerk's off-dry and fruity Lace Sauvignon Blanc.  Get the curry on the go early on... the longer it gently simmers, the better.  Leftovers make for a very enjoyable lunch; heat gently on the stove, or...

#SoupAndSauvignon – Pea & Pesto Soup with Crispy Bacon

#SoupAndSauvignon – Pea & Pesto Soup with Crispy Bacon

'Home-cooked' food with practically no effort.  Extra time to sip on some Sauvignon! We decided the evenings this winter should be filled with a little less cooking-with-wine, and a little more leisure-time-with-wine.  We looked to Pesto Princess' new soup range...

Wild Mushroom Risotto with Waterford Sauvignon Blanc

Wild Mushroom Risotto with Waterford Sauvignon Blanc

This is one of those labours-of-love that are worth it if you enjoy spending time in the kitchen (and can be trusted with the ‘cooking’ wine), and which should be attempted at least once in your lifetime.  Also, after trying your hand at risotto, the next time you...

The Trick with Alikreukel {and three recipes}

The Trick with Alikreukel {and three recipes}

Freshly dived Giant Periwinkle with some of the Sauvignon Blanc we were treated to on our recent Bredasdorp Adventures with Pierre. Small-scale wines with a big heart and even bigger name. Giant, in fact.  Pierre Rabie, wine maker and co-owner of Giant Periwinkle...

#SoupAndSauvignon – Creamy Carrot with Beetroot Chips

#SoupAndSauvignon – Creamy Carrot with Beetroot Chips

Flavourful winter-warming soups, and extra time to sip on some Sauvignon. If you saw our post about the Pea & Pesto Soup with Ashbourne Sauvignon Blanc/ Chardonnay, you'll know we'll be sharing four soups and four Sauvignon Blanc supper suggestions over the next...

New Year’s Eve Sparkling Sauvignon Slushies

New Year’s Eve Sparkling Sauvignon Slushies

Give your New Year's Eve celebrations a fruity kick with a pretty-to-look at and delicious-to-sip sparkling cocktail.  This is one of those silly-easy recipes with a high success factor; just remember to plan ahead and freeze the fruit at least 4-6 hours before...

Salmon and Sauvignon Surprises – A Simple Supper

Smoked Salmon and Sauvignon Blanc is a splendid way to 'beef' up a plain pasta. Surprise your family, or yourself 😉 with a special yet incredibly simple dinner served with your favourite Sauvignon Blanc. Do you have a favourite Sauvignon Blanc that you imagine you'll...

Braaioritising Sauvignon Blanc

Braaioritising Sauvignon Blanc

If you're looking for a simple, delicate fish dish for National Heritage Day (a.k.a. Braai Day), then we have just the thing for your braai grid.  The flavour of this fish is honoured by the herbs rather than overpowered, and the dish as a whole complements a quality...

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