Tag Archives: Pinot Gris

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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Grilled Salmon and Broad Beans with Pinot Gris

This is a much lighter meal than the grilled salmon with lentils that we like in colder seasons. The broad beans come straight from the garden and the potatoes are new, though we haven’t yet harvested the first of our … Continue reading

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Salmon with Cream and Herbs and Asparagus – Pouilly-Fuissé

Another early summer meal while we still have fresh asparagus and the herbs are bursting out in  the garden. It is a light treatment of salmon, but salmon is never light in itself – quite strong tasting. We had opened some Beyer Sylvaner … Continue reading

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Salmon with a Lentil-based Salsa; a Pinot Gris Experiment

I have just bought a whole case of Turckheim Pinot Gris 2009 from The Wine Society at £7.95 a bottle. Its label recommends fruits de mer, pasta, chicken and fish. The label says (my translation): ‘Through dry Pinot Gris our … Continue reading

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Halibut Steaks with Mustard Sauce: What to Drink?

This is an Indian recipe and the mustard sauce is copious and fruity. To complete the combination there is a bed of spinach and bread – we used pitta – for the essential job of mopping up the sauce. I … Continue reading

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Salmon Trout with Herbs and New Potatoes

The dish is light and summery, salmon trout being more trout than salmon, subtler and less assertive. The herb coating adds some edge, but served with just new potatoes and salad leaves, it needs a white wine that offers some … Continue reading

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Winter Salad of Roast Beef with Alsace Wines

Sunday’s roast means we are able to follow up with salads of beautiful pink cold roast beef. Don’t dare use the disparaging word ‘leftovers’ for the intelligent and economical policy of planning to get three or four meals out of … Continue reading

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