Tag Archives: Coq au vin

Q: Why did the chicken legs cross the road quickly?

A: So they wouldn’t be late for dinner. My dinner! *     *     *     *     *     *     * Once upon a time, in a faraway land, a local newspaper invited me to nominate my ‘signature … Continue reading

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How to choose a red wine

    In June last year, Maggie and I spent three days grazing our way around the Barossa Valley in South Australia. Along the way, I reconnected with Rockford, my long-ago favourite winery in this iconic region. Later in the year, … Continue reading

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A dish to crow about?

This could be a long, slow-cooked post but that’s only fitting. After all, it took Maggie and I three days to turn a rooster into a meal of my favourite poultry casserole – Coq au vin! First, some personal, historical … Continue reading

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Best meals in Côte d’Or: La Grilladine

We returned to Beaune after our lunch at Meursault, parked the car at our hotel, freshened up and headed off to stroll around the old town centre. Exploring Beaune on foot is a pleasant and interesting activity. There several pedestrian-only … Continue reading

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