Month: May 2012

Frogs' Legs – A French Delicacy.
Food

Frogs' Legs – A French Delicacy.

Frogs’ legs generally (at least by Anglophone societies) thought to be a French specialty, but since the end of World War II service men and women returning from continental Europe have popularized them. These days, frogs’ legs are less popular than three decades ago, but the tides can turn at […]

Book Review: Sunday Brunch.
Book Reviews

Book Review: Sunday Brunch.

Brunch buffets are one of the essentials of Sunday mornings for many families. Most prefer to go to a hotel and enjoy a leisurely late breakfast that in its composition fits lunch. For many, and extended brunch means no dinner. Now, there are also restaurants and some hotels that offer […]

Wine and Food Discovery Trips.
Food Travel Wine

Wine and Food Discovery Trips.

Food and wine are a natural combination. In fact, in most cases regional food specialties are perfect matches to local wine (where applicable), exceptions not withstanding. Roast rack of lamb or grilled lamb chops, specialties of Bordeaux, go exceptionally well with red Bordeaux wines. Oeufs en meurette, a specialty of […]

Malbec – Argentina’s Signature Red Grape.
Wine

Malbec – Argentina’s Signature Red Grape.

Just as Argentina’s wines have rocketed onto the international stage over the past decade, so too has the country’s reputation as a world-class tourism destination. With its cosmopolitan flair, rich cultural scene, awe-inspiring natural beauty, delicious and robust cuisine, and of course the fabulous wines, it’s no wonder trendsetters the […]