Tag: Summer

Recipes & Food Pairings, Wine 101

Pairing Wines With Basil 

The tender succulence of basil seems to somehow betray the explosively pungent and spicy aromatic nature of this domesticated weed. Whether served in its purest form, hand-torn atop a Caprese salad, as an infused addition to finishing oils, crispy and nutty after baking atop a pizza or as a subtle background note in sauces or soups, basil always reminds me of summer.

Recipes & Food Pairings, Wine Trails & Tales, Winetrader TV

Winetrader TV #101: Classic Muskoka Summer Recipes at Sherwood Inn 

Nestled among towering century-old pines at the edge of Muskoka’s sparkling Lake Joseph, for more than 75 years Sherwood Inn has been a Muskoka landmark and offered its guests a genuine and authentic “taste of Muskoka”. Recently we had the privilege to go behind the scenes at Sherwood Inn with General Manager Esa Paltanen and Executive Chef Everett Bell who walked us through the preparation of 3 of their most popular dishes.