Eggs

    Favourite things

    … A pair of baby cos, outer leaves removed and the sand washed away; four eggs runny in the centre (steam for 7 minutes) split in half; a loaf of ciabatta, crust removed, the large cubes drizzled in olive oil and fried in a pan (and finished in the oven for a few minutes) till brown; a tin of Spanish anchovies and a generous serve of freshly made…

    2 readers - By Wino sapien

    Breakfast

    … My first mostly unstructured day in several months. . . I have a list of tasks, but no inclination to follow or complete. I spent the morning making duck ham sandwiches for the children and then several fruitless moments contemplating a chess board. My game of postcard chess with Mr Bathgate is almost four years old and for the first time I find…

    1 readers - By Wino sapien

    Beat the heat and SERVE COLD! Cottonwood & Kris Summer Reds

    … strawberry palate. Good, balanced acidity and gentle tannins- this is a wine that will pair with nearly anything, and has become a go-to summer red in my house- a bottle is always standing by on the sideboard! Served slightly chilled, it stands up to dishes of every possibility. Terrific value. I was introduced to “real lambrusco” at #WBC14. The Canali…

    12 readers - By Jim Van Bergen/ jvb uncorked

    Roasted Vegetable Lasagna Recipe

    … Roasted Vegetable Lasagna Recipe by: Courtney Flood This recipe is a great dish to feed a crowd. It can be prepared completely in advance and easily doubled without any extra effort. It’s also an easy wine-pairing dish. It is great to use some of the fall vegetable bounty. Ingredients: 1 large eggplant 3 medium zucchini (or summer squash) 6…

    3 readers - By Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean