What Wine Goes With What Food? Our Handy Guide To Paring Food & Wine

What Wine Goes With What Food? Our Handy Guide To Paring Food & Wine

The key point when pairing wine with food is what is the overall flavour of your meal going to be? You may be having chicken but how are you cooking it, will there be a glaze or a sauce? It is all the extras that you are adding in that lead you to your perfect pairing.

Is the dish heavy or light, meaty, spicy? When you are cooking you are thinking of what will work together to make a delicious meal, the same thought process is used to pair a wine that will be balanced. Try to match the weight of the dish with the weight (body) of the wine, types of sweetness or tartness.

Layered dessert of large meringue discs and whipped cream mixed with fruit

Rhubarb and Raspberry Rainbow Meringue

  Put the egg white powder in a bowl. Gradually mix in 8tsp of warm water until combined. Heat the oven to 140C, 120C fan, gas 2. Line 2 large baking sheets with baking...

Yellow Thai Curry

Celebrate the Thai New Year With Authentic Thai Curry

In the run up to Songkran, Sanguan Parr, Head Chef at Nipa Thai in London, has shared her recipe for Massaman Gai (Yellow Chicken Curry). A popular but classic recipe from the Southern region of Thailand, the curry is simple to make but guaranteed to impress – the perfect dish for your Songkran celebrations!

Avocado scotch eggs, 5 halves arranged on a green patterned plate

Avocado Scotch Eggs

Vegetarian, eye-catching and healthier than the standard Scotch egg – why not try these avocado eggs for a super-satisfying spring breakfast?

Lemon cake

Luxury Lemon Cake

It’s just been announced that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding cake will be an organic lemon and elderflower cake. To celebrate we’ve selected a zesty recipe – all you have to do is add a splash of elderflower essence to the cake mixture if desired!


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