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Salmon with Herbs and Two Chilean Chardonnays

The herbs are parsley, tarragon and basil, all from the garden or a pot (the basil). The courgettes are also from the garden, but we have to buy potatoes now that we have exhausted the produce from our potato bags. … Continue reading

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Salmon & Lentils with Burgundy

We have had the meal before, see my 3 June post, when we tried it – successfully – with Pinot Gris Bit I have been buying cheap wines and we had some JS TTD Macon-Villages open. For comparison I also … Continue reading

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Salmon with Pesto Sauce and Rosé

There are many ways of presenting salmon and this is a fairly robust one. The salmon is grilled and served with a big dollop of pesto. The strong tastes of the salmon and pesto complement each other very well while … 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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Salmon and Asparagus – Chardonnay or Sauvignon?

I prefer chardonnay with salmon, but sauvignon with asparagus. This dish is more complicated than that, there are leeks and crème fraiche too, both in sufficient quantity to contribute significantly to the taste. It’s a lovely late spring meal. I … Continue reading

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