The Harmony between Food and Wine

Written by Dan Phillipe

Wine is a social drink which should be enjoyed inrepparttar company of friends and .. food.

The right combination between food and wine is a source of ultimate bliss for every connoisseur. Both wine and food can benefit fromrepparttar 113190 right pairing. The right wine can accentuate unexpected gastronomical aspects of food and vice versa, wine can shine in a new light when accompanied byrepparttar 113191 right dish. In order to savorrepparttar 113192 splendor of such combinations, one does not need to frequent expensive restaurants and buy overpriced wines. Rather, when combining food and wine it is one’s intuition and curiosity that are of paramount importance.

Most rules for agreeable food - wine combinations date back torepparttar 113193 19th century and are made by French cooks who travel around Europe showing other nationsrepparttar 113194 French savoir-vivre. It is since then that we know that champagne goes well with oysters, white wine – with seafood, and red wine – with game and red meats. Those rules, however, have been broken many times throughoutrepparttar 113195 years becauserepparttar 113196 nature of certain dishes andrepparttar 113197 rich wine variety available allow for a much freer interpretation. For example, some red meats could be made more enjoyable by stronger white wines.

A more practical approach for combining wine with food is to avoid any possible dissonance between them. For example, an exceptional wine stands out much better when accompanied by a not so sophisticated dish that will bring outrepparttar 113198 wine’s superb qualities instead of fighting with it. Certain wines and foods have “found” each other overrepparttar 113199 years and represent especially suitable combinations. Generally those arerepparttar 113200 regional wines and foods. Almost all local dishes go best withrepparttar 113201 wines from their regions.

M & M's Royal Orgasmic Delight

Written by Michael Levy.

The Levy's are two devoted healthy eaters. They love to discover new tasty, healthy dishes fit to set before kings & queens. Their latest dessert dish is indeed an orgasmic delight that allowsrepparttar taste buds to go on a journey of blissful decadence. Andrepparttar 113189 good news is it is packed full of natures goodness and can be part of a weight reducing diet.

First fill a jar three quarters full with pitted dried prunes, sliced oranges, lemons (optional) and a couple of cinnamon sticks. Fill torepparttar 113190 top with hot water just off boiling point. Allow to cool slightly and add two tablespoons of brandy, put on lid whilst still hot and this forms a seal. Store it in a cool place for one month. This will allowrepparttar 113191 flavors to marinate.

Toast a cup full of organic rolled oats.

Next, grate some bitter Belgium pure chocolate (cooking chocolate has no added anything) in a dish. You can grate as little or as much as you feel necessary to electrify your taste buds.

Peel a ripe banana. Rollrepparttar 113192 banana inrepparttar 113193 grated chocolate. Now, Rollrepparttar 113194 chocolate banana inrepparttar 113195 toasted oats. Spread a couple of juicy prunes on top and slice into pieces. Close your eyes and savor each mouthful of delectable delight.

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