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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