Archive for July, 2006

Mustard Glazed Salmon

Saturday, July 29th, 2006

We are usually not very creative with dinner on a Friday night; it tends to be scrambled eggs or Thai take-out, but yesterday I wanted to do something different as Mr VdeT was coming home from a business trip, and we both very much felt like a home cooked meal. I nipped out of the […]

In Defence of Bordeaux Futures….

Sunday, July 23rd, 2006

Ok, so I never thought that I would be writing a post about Bordeaux Futures. Surely that would be the domain of “that guy”. You know who “that guy” is, sure you do. We all know him, we’ve all met him and he’s either annoyed or bored the hell out of all us when we […]

Dinner at George

Friday, July 21st, 2006

To celebrate five years of wedded bliss (where does the time go?), we had dinner at a local restaurant called George. For special occassions, it is tough to get Mr Vin de Table to eat anywhere other than our favourite restaurant, but this time he agreed to try something else, so George it was. In […]

Sweet potatoes the way we like them

Thursday, July 20th, 2006

About a month ago, in between watching world cup football games, Mr Vin de Table and I felt like eating potato chips. Potatoes rarely make it into our weekly veggie purchases, but we happened to have a couple of sweet potatoes laying around, originally purchased to be roasted with loads of other veggies, but were […]

Copa de Cava anyone?

Monday, July 17th, 2006

While on a recent vacation in Spain, apart from drinking our fair share of Ribera del Dueros and Jumilla (more on those later), we also really enjoyed the Cavas from the Catalonia region which is the primary Cava producing area in Spain. Not only do the average cavas make for great apperitifs on a summer’s […]


Thursday, July 13th, 2006

…to our blog. With encouragement from family and friends, we have decided to start documenting our adventures in food and wine! We’re not professionals, by any means, we’re just a couple of regular joes who enjoy cooking and drinking wine!