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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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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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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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For Chicken Salad or Sipping – Garganega

Another chicken salad, this time D’s very mild version of Coronation Chicken where the curry is just a hint and yoghurt dominates the sauce, and the usual problem of what to drink with it. I wanted to try a newly … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad and Pinot Blanc

After the roast come the salads. This was chicken with bacon on a bed of spinach leaves – quite strong tastes, but still a salad. Having run out of Pinot Gris, I fell back on some Pinot Blanc, which I … Continue reading

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Ham Salad and Two Rieslings

It was a big joint of ham and the weather remains mild so the salads continue. Tonight’s was distinguished by a Waldorf salad, a particular favourite of mine. I had been looking for an opportunity to try some Rieslings and … Continue reading

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Ham Salad & Sylvaner

The previous day we had boiled ham with lentils which I last mentioned on Christmas Eve. With it we drank Pinot Gris. Tonight, with the cold ham D produced a combination of potato salad, beetroot, carrot rapé and leaves. We … Continue reading

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