Tag Archives: Beef

Steak and Baked Vegetables with Aubergine Sauce – Burgundy

This is a Nigel Slater recipe that sounded delicious and seemed to cry out forBurgundy. I didn’t read the recipe in full until I had decanted a bottle of rather good Burgundy – and then I saw the problem. Had … Continue reading

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Fillet of Beef a la Skye Gyngell with Burgundy

The recipe has something in common with Raymond Blanc’s of 23 July – pesto, tomatoes and a generally light approach. However Skye’s is even lighter and adds a particularly delicate horseradish sauce and a lot of salad. The potatoes are … Continue reading

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Fillet Steak a la Raymond Blanc with Burgundy

Tonight was an occasion for celebration and D produced one of her tours de force: fillet steak, a carefully concentrated tomato sauce, pesto, tappenade and some sautée potatoes for contrast and self indulgence. There are a lot of tastes on … Continue reading

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Daube de Boeuf and Two European Reds

The daube is quite robust; it’s easy to forget that even quite far south in France, summer nights can be chilly and a robust meal, especially for a farmer, is essential. And here we are in a cool British May. … Continue reading

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Another Riesling with a Beef Salad

With pink beef still to be carved, I found that I had a single bottle of another good-value German Riesling left, Kendermann Roter Berg Riesling 2007 which comes from the Pfalz region, is 12% alcohol and costs typically £5.99 from … Continue reading

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Beef Salad with two Riesling-alikes

We are nearing the end of the season for winter roasts but let’s revel in it while we can. Yesterday’s pink beef, sliced as thin as I can manage, makes a wonderful winter salad. To go with it I though … Continue reading

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Roast Beef & Claret

I dismissed the drinking of good claret with school dinners a few days ago, but roast beef is no school dinner so I brought up a bottle of Ch Clos l’Enclos, Cotes de Bourg 2005. Now 2005 was possibly the … Continue reading

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