Ooey, Gooey, Crispy, Crunchy & Cheesy – Best Mac ‘n Cheese Recipes
If there’s a dish out there more reminiscent of a warm hug on a cold day than a big old bowl of mac ‘n cheese, I sure haven’t eaten it. Finding ways to introduce new, creative and bold flavours is a fabulous way to put a modern spin on classic comfort dishes like mac ‘n cheese. Whether it’s by going beyond the typical cheddar and incorporating other cheeses, or by adding big bold flavours like bacon, roasted vegetables or fresh herbs, elevating a humble favourite into something special only requires a sprinkle of imagination and a dash of creativity.
Wine of the Week #1524: 2007 Clos Figueras Priorat
If you’ve been following our newsletters for any period of time, you’ll know that I’ve got a bit of a thing for old vines – and the impact they can have on wine quality: low yields, stunning complexity and breathtaking concentration.
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.