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The benefits of decanting your red wine

Decanting red wine - transferring wine to a carafe

Why and how to decant red wine are questions that baffle some people. You might have wondered the same every time you purchased a bottle of red wine for entertaining guests. You might even have got into the habit of drinking red wine straight from the bottle and see no reason to change. That is a mistake, because decanting definitely improves the flavour of red wine. Decanting is not something that only pretentious people do, there’s a science behind it. […]

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How to Make Hog Roast Without the Hog

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A hog roast dinner with potatoes and other vegetables is the perfect meal for almost any occasion–unless you are serving the dinner to a vegetarian. Whilst we were recently having a catered hog roast in Grantham supplied by The Roasting Pig we realsied the potential for a vegetarian alternative. When hog roast is what you and your guests crave, your options are either to create a meat substitute or to purchase a mock-meat product. There are several viable meat substitute options that […]

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Considering an International Menu for Catering?

Catering

There are many catering menus that may register as typical when it comes to finding the right food combinations for a special event. Partygoers and event attendees are accustomed to eating chicken, fruit, meat sticks, cheese dips, skewered vegetables, wraps and rolls, meatballs and sandwiches. This standard menu fare is versatile for many different kinds of functions. There are, however other catering services in Los Angeles that dare to step outside of the norm. Anoush Catering, for example, chooses to […]

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The Many Uses for Cranberries at Christmas

Cranberries

At certain times of year there are foods that make a rare appearance in the supermarkets and on the dinner tables. At Christmas time we see all kinds of things that end up in our shopping baskets when we couldn’t even consider buying them at other times of year. It might be chestnuts ready to roast, it could be turkey or it might be cranberries. They’re a fruit that divides opinion because it’s not one of the mainstream fruits, as […]

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Best Foods You Need to Try in 2014

Durian Fruit

A new year brings with it a lot of desires such as loss of weight, healthy diets or engaging in fitness exercises and eating healthy meals. Even as you think about your health and wellbeing you need the right foods and nutrients. You might want some dish to help you lose weight and there is no better way to start the year than with these great foods. Black Rice This rice is slowly becoming a popular and favorite food in […]

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The Wine Women Want — and Why

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Generalizing about women, by a woman, is a notoriously dangerous undertaking. As individuals, women are sensitive to being lumped together as a single demographic, and we should be. History is rife with false and over-generalizations that have made everything from getting the vote to getting woman-centered health care downright difficult, and discussions about wine are no exception. For the most part, women drink according to preferences of taste, and we have more than proven ourselves capable of mastering the art […]

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The Best BBQ Bars in Glasgow

BBQ Bars in Glasgow

Glasgow prides itself for having some of the most happening clubs that serve delicious food and beautiful cocktails. Some of these Glasgow clubs serve the best seafood, gin, beers and cocktails all week long. Foodies in the lookout for luscious char grilled delicacies must hit all the hotspots featured in Glasgow’s list of exclusive BBQ bars to gorge on mouth watering barbecued platters. From grilled to pan fried to poached, the menu lists in these clubs can never go uncared […]

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