There can be no doubt that food is a significant part of culture with whole societies having a cuisine relative to their culture. Also there are regional cuisines that reflect subcultures within an overall society. Think about some of the… Read More ›
Picture behind the story #21 “Murdering Chillies” in Kathmandu!
My sister in law decided she wanted to make some chilli pickle so asked her husband, Dr Madan, to go out early morning and buy enough to make a few jars. We drove out to the Swayambhu area (Monkey Temple)… Read More ›
It’s not about the wine! Postcard from Loire, France
Our travels renewed, some will be pleased to hear, as we arrive at Fontevraud L’Abbeye for a few days. The fact that the whole area is filled with plantings of Cabernet Franc, Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc is a complete… Read More ›
Alsace, a foodie photographer’s dream, a nibbler’s nightmare!
Is there any finer place than the Alsace region of France for food, wine and architecture? Wine tasting is a delight with friendly Cooperatives in Turckheim and Ribeauville, family domaines in towns and villages surrounded by the vines, and bars… Read More ›
Postcard from Chablis …. a day of new discoveries!
A wine tasting in Chablis is not to be sniffed at, nor taken lightly! Tasting 27 wines in a single afternoon is quite a feat, especially when out for dinner with wines too! Anyway first day of this holiday in… Read More ›
The Full English! With wine from Oxfordshire.
A hot summer in England, fantastic cricket and football, and brilliant English wine and food. Everything on this platter is English, Cornish smoked mackerel, Cornish new potatoes and all the salad stuff from our local farmers market. And the wine… Read More ›
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