Tag Archives: Sylvaner

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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Boiled Ham with Sylvaner

For some reason, even people who don’t bother with the seasons keep pork for the winter, yet boiled ham with fresh vegetables is a delightful summer dish. The fattiness and richness of the ham is minimised by this method of … 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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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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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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A Winter Ham Salad with Sylvaner

“Do not , I beg you, subscribe to the English habit of serving boiled potato with salad” said Elizabeth David. Agreed, but she wrote that in the 1950s when people did that in summer.  Winter salads are a different game … Continue reading

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