Browsing Category : Bon Appetit

Opihr Oriental Spiced London Dry Gin -my new favourite


This is lovely gin – the nicest gin I have ever tasted. It is  gently spiced and refreshing….Bottle is so beautiful makes a beautiful gift …… Looks and tastes exotics….very aromatic and excellent! Check out this website….and go on the journey with them to discover the flavours and inspirations…. Bon appetite… Enjoy with me…. £22.00 Pronounced “oh-peer”, this is a…

Salsicce e Lenticchie- Sausages with lentils


  Here is a great alternative to the traditional British bangers and mash… We recently invited some friends for dinner. We thought to make something different than usual. The meal made a big surprise. Amazing ,highly flavoured with herbs and spices. Awesome meal! Enjoy with us!   Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 pork sausages 25g butter 1…

Plaice with capers – French classic!


  The recipe is from bbcgoodfood. I could not to resist to share with you as it is amazingly simple but deliciously tasty.   Ingredients (serves 4) 4 fillets of plaice, skin-on 6 tbsp plain flour 3 tbsp olive oil or sunflower oil 85g butter, ideally unsalted 1 lemon (juice only) 2 tbsp capers Method In a large shallow bowl, season the flour…

Domaine de Leyrissat Monbazillac 2013 – White French Wine


Velvety Flavours of Honey and Orange Blossom. I bought this wine from Waitrose . It was absolutely delicious! It tasted amazingly good and not too sweet! A very good dessert wine! Do you like dessert wines? Winery Domaine de Leyrissat Grapes  Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon Wine Region Guyenne Country France Food Pairing Rich fish (salmon, tuna etc), Shellfish, Vegetarian, Sweet desserts,…

Petit Reblochon Fromages de France


Amazing cheese arrived  from Paris – a gift from my best friend. I  enjoyed it so much…This cheese is so creamy and tastes very good even on its own. It leaves a nutty aftertaste. Reblochon was the first cheese of the Savoie region to be granted the AOC certification, in 1958 – It is  prohibited to produce Reblochon cheese outside…

Pillastro Primitivo 2013


Another top quality Italian wine I would like to share with you. Packed with spiced plum and raspberry flavour, this rich, dark, velvety red has bagged 50 awards in the last seven vintages, while the winery has twice been voted southern Italy’s finest. “Terrifically drinkable” wrote wine expert Malcolm Gluck. I really enjoyed this wine! Pillastro is one of the…

Messinia Figs with Courvoisier Cognac


I would like to introduce to you an amazing Messina figs doused in Courvoisier cognac. I serve them just alone but you can try with ice cream, yoghurt or fresh cream. They are absolutely delicious! Anyone who tries them is amazed….so sweet but so tasteful  and have to say the best figs I have ever eaten….Fabulous dessert and delicoious surprise….…

Cabalié 2014 – My favourite of all time for everyday red.


Love Cabalié. Take a minute to enjoy this wonderful wine I have purchased from Lathwaites.co.uk. Extraordinarily ripe, deep red berry flavours. We have ordered it second time as this is really fantastic great tasting French wine. One of my favourites. Big DELICIOUS fruity taste and very smooth. I love it and highly recommend to you….Absolutely delicious and very seductive. No oak at all, just incredibly deep and…

Sweet pleasure….Fat Thursday day


Fat Thursday is a traditional Catholic Christian feast marking the last Thursday before Lent and is associated with the celebration of Carnival. Because Lent is a time of fasting, the next opportunity to feast would not be until Easter. Traditionally it is a day dedicated to eating, when people meet in their homes or cafés with their friends and relatives…