Where to Find the best Vintage Inspired Cake Stands

Vintage style cake stands have in recent times become the must have kitchen ware item for the modern domestic diva. A perfect foil for vintage crockery and the perfect place to show case delectable fairy cakes , cake stands of all types whether porcelain or pottery, stainless steel or wire woven are the must have

Whole Grain Matters – Whole Wheat

In recent years dieticians, doctors, and the media have been advocating a diet rich in whole wheat as a healthy alternative to white flour products. Due in large to the awareness of colon cancers and other colon related ailments, anytime a person has the choice of whole wheat pasta or any other bread product it

The best Vegetable Sides to Complement Chicken Provencal

Rustic French Chicken Provencal is one of those classic dishes everyone should make at least once. Large chunks of chicken are browned in butter in a Dutch oven, deglazed with wine or broth and slowly simmered in the bold savory flavors of garlic, rosemary and shallots with tomatoes and black olives. It is comfort food that

How to Choose a Riesling

Riesling is a native of Germany, where it’s believed to have been cultivated for at least 500 and possibly as long as 2,000 years. First documented in 1435, the storage inventory of the Counts of Katzenelnbogen lists the purchase of six barrels of riesslingen from a Rsselsheim vintner. It is considered one of the world’s

How to have a Great Bbq Meal Ideas Tips Tricks and Safety Advice

With the summer hitting the UK right now, it’s time to dust off the barbecue. Whether you’re vegetarian, varied or really like meat, barbecue can hit each craving. When planning a bbq, it’s not just what goes on the grill, but what goes on the table to accompany it. More than the relishes, mayo, bbq sauce, ketchup

Do Allergen Free Peanuts Exist

Peanut allergy is one of many food allergies. According to studies by Scott H. Sicherer, M.D. associate professor of pediatrics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and researcher in the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, suggested 80 percent of people with peanut allergy had a breathing problem or experienced a reaction that affected more one

How to Choose a Great Cheap Red Wine

After reading the essay under this heading by Roger Ely I felt it necessary to respond. Mr. Ely’s advice on choosing an inexpensive wine is not beneficial. I speak from experience; I own a wine shop that has been in my family since 1934. It is important to note that there is both good and

Men better Chef Sexist Politically Correctness Women Bias – Men

In order to not being called a sexist, you probably have to answer that women are better chefs, according to the political-correctness standard. I am going to apply the standard of the truth according to my own interpretation. It is being said that men are better cook than women. That is the reason this question

A Guide to the right Wine to Complement your Meal

To make a universal statement like a Cabernet Sauvignon is the right wine for red meat is somewhat misleading, simply because a Cabernet Sauvignon  will taste different, depending if it is from California, Chile, Australia, or France.  Also, aged wine will change its structure and will be a softer, subtler version of the younger wine. 

Guide to Dessert Wines

Even though wine’s popularity is soaring everywhere, there are still a few people who don’t care for grape juice in its more sophisticated form. Most of these individuals would say that it’s the bitter taste that comes from the acidic/sugar balance that sets their pallets recoiling. I’ll bet most of those critics have never tried