Part of the Oldenburg Vineyards Series of Single Variety Wines, the Oldenburg Vineyards Grenache Noir 2017 is a gem of a wine...
Sartori di Verona Prosecco, good with oysters, prawns & fine simple Italian dishes like Roberta Muir’s Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe
Sartori di Verona Prosecco Prosecco. The very word gives tummy tickles. Prosecco has recently become hugely popular in countries other than its homeland. Produced in the vineyards north of Venice, the Sartori di Verona Prosecco in a wine which falls under the Prosecco Spumante Brut DOC. Verona, of course reminds one as the town in
The grapes for the Perdeberg The Vineyard Collection Grenache Blanc 2017 were harvested from a 32 year old vineyard, a delicious sappy wine, perfect with Roberta Muir's Flammekueche...
Zevenwacht Chenin Blanc 2016 Chenin Blanc is so much in favour and there are some serious practitioners out there, making some exciting wines. The Zevenwacht Chenin Blanc 2016 is one of them. Zevenwacht Manor House Zevenwacht is situated in a southerly part of the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation just north of the shores of False Bay,
Roberta Muir's Carrot Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting Roberta says: "I don’t know where the original recipe for this cake came from perhaps a flatmate, or an ex-boyfriend’s mother. I only know I’ve been cooking it for over 25 years, making minor modifications along the way. My latest variation is adding orange zest to
Roberta Muir's Beef Tagliata with Salsa Verde Roberta says: “In Italy, steak is usually served sliced into strips – bistecca tagliata (tagliata meaning ‘cut’), which I think looks much more appealing than a big slab of meat on the plate. It’s often served with a salad of rocket and shaved parmesan, but any salad works
Rigatoni Puttanesca Roberta says: “Puttana is the Italian word for prostitute and I love the story of how this dish was named. Most respectable Italian women used to (and some indeed still do) shop for fresh ingredients every day. But not the busy working girls of Naples, who worked a 6½ day week. They had
Eggplant Parmigiana Roberta Muir says: "Despite the name, which suggests a connection with the northern Italian town of Parma, this dish is typically southern Italian. It’s traditional to Naples and the surrounding countryside, which is famous for the delicate fresh mozzarella made from buffalo milk, and also popular in Calabria and Sicily. The name may
Roberta Muir's Manchego, Fennel, Orange & Walnut Salad Roberta says: "I'm on a bit of a Spanish roll at the moment. Perhaps inspired by my recent travels to the Basque Country ... or maybe just because the food seems so perfect for a Sydney summer. This is one of my favourite salads for summer entertaining
Roberta Muir's Pasta e Fagioli Roberta says: "This is not a precise recipe – add more or less chilli or garlic to suit your taste, alter the ratio of pasta to beans if you prefer more of one or the other and add more or less water to give it a soupier or a more hearty consistency. Whatever you
Roberta Muir's Steeped Chicken with Spicy Slaw Roberta says: "This dish was inspired by a classic way of poaching whole fish, basically you pop it in the pot, bring it to the boil, take it off the heat, cover it and walk a way until it cools down ... by which time it’s perfectly cooked.