Monthly Archives: June 2014

When the smoke has drifted away

As the steaks smoked and spat under the grill, I quickly shut a door to stop the alarm going off and then waited. Along came this tasty dish of jacket potato, ratatouille and my aforementioned steak to which I just … Continue reading

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No slurps, but some food for thought

I liked the look of a couple of food and wine matches in Matthew Jukes’ recent “100 Best Value Summer White & Rose Wines”, Daily Mail.  The ones catching my eye were Quinta de Azevedo 2013, a Vinho Verde from Waitrose recommended with … Continue reading

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Portugal, Madeira, Stamford – but mainly Stamford!

And so to Candlesticks. This is a Portuguese restaurant tucked away in a quiet corner of Stamford. Very tasty food served, as you might expect, in a candlelit ambience. We chose a plummy Dao to go with lamb and pork … Continue reading

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A few rare birds from Uruguay

Last night I gave a Uruguayan Wine Tasting at Rustic Wine Bar in Market Deeping. Lovely wines all of them, mostly from Wines of Uruguay but also one from Waitrose. Uruguay means “river of birds”. I am so glad these … Continue reading

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