Category Archives: Nosh’nSlosh

…so here we are at Nosh’nSlosh, with meals which I hope will delight and/or inspire you, books about food and some great articles and some great wines. Like everything else, food and wine is a journey travelled best with company.

In Praise of Osoyoos Larose Le Grand Vin 2008

Tweet As part of the #ONtastesBC initiative, I received six bottles of BC wine to evaluate and below is the first of my tasting notes. Osoyoos Larose Le Grand Vin 2008 is indeed a grand vin.  Born out of the serendipity … Continue reading

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In Praise of GEWÜRZTRAMINER

Tweet My main joy as a wine educator is seeing the surprise and delight when someone really ‘gets’ what wine is about. Thanks to Gray Monk Estate Wineries and their 2011 Gewürztraminer, that’s what happened sitting round my dining room … Continue reading

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One Man’s Wine is Another Man’s Poison

Tweet In his article in the January 9th publication of Snooth, Gregory Dal Piaz discusses ‘The Problem with Wine Ratings’, what’s wrong with them and their affect on how we buy wine… “….wine ratings, we hate them and we love … Continue reading

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Fridge Magnet Orders Pizza via Your Smartphone

Tweet In Dubai, Red Tomato Pizza has designed a tech-savvy fridge magnet, which uses a Bluetooth chip connected to your smartphone to transmit a preprogrammed pizza order directly to the restaurant…..the pizza-lover’s dream come true, just push a magnet on your … Continue reading

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Will That Be Fried Bread Madam? Absolutely!

Tweet from More Intelligent Life, comes a glorious article from Simon Hopkinson on the glorious-ness of the ‘full english’,  commonly known as breakfast “A full English breakfast is one of the most difficult things to accomplish in a domestic kitchen—or … Continue reading

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Nosh’nSlosh

Tweet The first food I cooked was in my convent-school days. We made cauliflower cheese. It was awful. Then I married and, after mistakenly using one head of garlic instead of  one clove, became a cook. Robert Carrier was my god … Continue reading

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Chez Bruce: wonderful wines, wonderful food

Tweet it took a review in More Intelligent Life to learn that once I drank wine costing £198 a glass! Actually, I knew when I drank it that it was awfully fine but was too polite to question the cost … Continue reading

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Nat MacLean creates an App

Tweet Natalie MacLean is an Ontario wine journalist and author of Red, White and Drunk All Over. She connects with more than 123,000 wine and food lovers who get her free e-newsletter. Nat is the only person to have won … Continue reading

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Lump Meat Crab Cakes

Tweet The nosh….. I love Maryland and for many years drove down every March break to smell the salt air and eat crab cakes and oysters. The crab cakes in the Chesapeake Bay area are to die for…and in browsing … Continue reading

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More Wonderful Reds

Tweet From the Globe and Mail, Beppi Crosariol writes: “A woman wrote me recently to say that she and her husband had just watched the documentary Beyond the Lighted Stage, which is about the Canadian rock trio Rush. In one … Continue reading

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