Category: Food&Wine/Kos&Wyn

In Italy fusilli generally refers to long, hollow screws of pasta that resemble long corkscrews. Rotini, on the other hand, are the short, fluted twists. Designed to hold loose dry sauces, think pesto in particular, they’ve become one of the more common and popular forms of pasta over the past decad …

Snazzy sandwich and wine pairings!

My mom always made the best sandwiches in the world. I remember looking forward to every school break just to open my lunch box and munch my way through her creations before joining my classmates for fun and games. And years later her sandwiches were equally enjoyed as part of “padkos” (food for the …

Stylish wines for stylish breakfasts!

If you can drink a mimosa for breakfast, then wine for breakfast is fine too. In fact, one could make a pretty strong argument to ditch the OJ altogether and just drink wine. So, don’t feel bad if you pop a beautiful breakfast bottle with your weekend brunch. There’s no shame in it. Even when someon …

Mezze dining usually refers to small plates, with a variety of breads, dips, salads and other tasty pairings … and wine, of course! There’s something so cheerful and festive about mezze-style spreads. You share, dish and chat intimately around small plates … and glasses of wine! And small plates don …

Niks lig ’n alledaagse maaltyd soos ’n puik sous nie. Souse gee gewone, pangebraaide hoender nuwe lewe, sit woema in oondgeroosterde of gebraaide vleis en maak van pasta ’n ervaring. Kokke gebruik dikwels wyn pleks van water om sous te maak weens die geur wat dit byvoeg. Wyn is reeds sedert die tyd …

Getting my grill on!

I love grilling, and BBQ. There are literally hundreds of variations on all of your all-time favorite recipes, which makes recommending wines to pair with BBQ and grilled foods even more challenging than usual. There are so many things to take into consideration — ranging from spice levels to intens …

Watter wyn sal met Indiese kerrie werk?

Almal het ‘n gunsteling-kerriegereg! Om jou gunsteling met ’n gepaste wyn te geniet, kan egter ’n uitdaging wees. Die speseryagtige geure van Indiese kos vind nie maklik pasmaats by rooiwyn nie, hoewel die ligter styl Beaujolais (van gamay-druiwe uit Boergondië in Frankryk), rooies uit die Loire-val …

Pre-pair for summer!

Summer has arrived, and with that comes lighter dishes and white wine. If you’re like me, you will do the traditional “summer food” like salads, chicken, fish and pasta, while often adding something different, something new to the menu. – Ed. The arriving summer bounty can be used in many ways, from …