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Chicken Caesar Salad, Pinot Blanc and Macon Villages

The chicken salad was D’s version of chicken Caesar salad with avocado as well as chicken. The dressing is a light mayonnaise and a generous sprinkling of Parmesan. This needs a white wine that is fruity and perhaps full rather … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken with Courgette Rösti and Another Chardonnay

The chicken legs are grilled simply, but properly – almost crisp on the outside, still pink and juicy within. They are presented on a bed of mixed leaves and accompanied by a courgette rösti which is made much like a … Continue reading

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Chicken and Sun-dried Tomatoes in Cream Sauce with Pinot Gris

I have written about this before; it is a dish we like a lot. I didn’t feel like taking risks so chose a Pinot Gris Caves de Turckheim 2009 of which I have several at the moment. This is £7.95 … Continue reading

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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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Does Roast Chicken go with Alsace Sylvaner?

If I am to drink a white wine with roast chicken presented in a light, summery style, then I would normally choose a Chardonnay with some backbone – a Burgundy when I can afford it.  But what if I can’t? … 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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Roast Chicken, Summer Style with Pouilly-Fuissé

We started by sipping a Sauvignon, Touraine Sauvignon, Domaine Guènault, 2009 just £5.92 on offer, normally £6.92. The Wine Society describes it as crisp verdant and gentle and so it is. ‘Touraine’ is a much broader appellation than the most … Continue reading

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