Category Archives: Rosé wine

Chicken Salads – White or Rose?

Roast chicken for two is followed, as night follows day, by two chicken salads – an excellent opportunity to sample the contrasting merits of white and pink wines. The cos lettuce salad with avocado and lots of grated parmesan we … Continue reading

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Mezze with Rosé

The mezze that you can see in the picture are smoked aubergines with a sprinkling of pomegranate seeds, hummus, tabbouleh and beetroot with yoghurt. Some fetta  ups the protein content, and removes any residual need for salt. We ate it … Continue reading

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Salmon with Pesto Sauce and Rosé

There are many ways of presenting salmon and this is a fairly robust one. The salmon is grilled and served with a big dollop of pesto. The strong tastes of the salmon and pesto complement each other very well while … Continue reading

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Tuna Steak with Tabbouleh and Rosé

Tuna steak is as meaty as fish gets and it is not designed for lightweight white wines. Some would go for a light red, but we are a bit more conservative than that and tonight’s tabbouleh accompaniment, heavily loaded with … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken with a Red Pepper Salsa and Rose

In honour of our first spell of sunny weather for weeks, we ate this lovely light meal in the garden. The chicken is simply grilled – though it’s not so simple to get the inside just cooked while the skin … Continue reading

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Chicken and Bacon Salad in the Pink

The sun came out after a day of downpour and we had a robust chicken salad on a cool but sunny evening. The chunks of chicken lie on a bed of spinach leaves and are accompanied by small pieces of … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken with a Rosé

Clinging desperately to what’s left of our summer, D went for a local chicken (our local farmer/butcher again) roasted with lemon and herbs and served with lots of vegetables – French beans, courgettes and potatoes, the last new and boiled … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Tuna

We are used to sea fish versus river fish, white fish versus red fish but what do you drink with meaty fish like tuna and swordfish? Tonight we had grilled fresh tuna with tabouleh. And Lebanese tabouleh recipes start with … Continue reading

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