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Pork Chops with Red Peppers and Cote du Rhone

We began with a Sauvignon Blanc aperitif, a Concha y Toro, Corte Ignacio Ucuquer Sauvignon Blanc 2010 from the Rapel Valley in Chile. It is a ‘selected’ Sauvignon of 13.5% alcohol and cost £6.25 from the Wine Society (normally £7.50). … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Red Peppers; a Sauvignon Kickoff and a Choice of Reds

We began by sipping some Leyda Garuma Vineyard, Sauvignon Blanc 2009 from Chile via the Wine Society. It is a single vineyard wine with huge, for Sauvignon, 14% alcohol, but much crisper than that might imply. The label says “Ripe … Continue reading

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Exceptional Meatballs – Paşa Köftesi

<p>Just about everyone seems to like meatballs which may account for the huge number of different recipes. Last night D tried a new one from our favourite source – Turkey. This came via Ozlem’s blog from Ozcan Ozan’s The Sultan’s … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Red Peppers and a Pair from the Rhone

As in so many classic dishes the potentially heavy taste of the pork is set off by juicy fruit, in this case, red peppers done in white wine. Add some spinach for a sharp mineral contrast to both the peppers … Continue reading

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Chicken in a Red Pepper sauce with Courgettes Rosti and Chardonnay

Back at home another family favourite, chicken in a red pepper sauce. This is a dish where there is a real choice of red or white wine. The chicken is grilled and the red pepper sauce is sweet but a … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Red Peppers and Rhone

This is classic brasserie food raised to a higher plane by really good pork from our local farmer/butcher and the skill D has developed in producing this family favourite. The sweetness of the peppers balances the fattiness of the pork, … Continue reading

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