Meeting the winemaker encourages a deeper appreciation of the wines. He embodies the story behind it. His style, the winery's style, is manifested through the wines. He is the human element that makes this Rioja different.
It's a short workweek, but a heavy one. Where one would normally find himself in a fun pub after work, gulping a cold bottle of subzero beer, I kickback and treat myself a little with a nice bottle of wine. One of the things that brought my husband and I close back when we were still … Continue reading Wine-ing Down
Adobo is one of the Philippines' most popular, most versatile home-cooked dishes. It comes in many, many forms - pure chicken adobo, pure pork adobo, a combination of both, squid (adobong pusit), adobo puti, adobo flakes etc... More gourmet options include lamb adobo, or ultra reduced sauce. But the basic components are consistent: choice of … Continue reading The Adobo Connection 1
The holidays are long over. The days of seemingly endless celebrations which came in the form of steaks, wine, bubbly, cheese, cold cuts, jamon and more… are long gone. And starting the year right in the form of cleaner eating seem to be the annual trend. My husband and I aren’t exactly the New Year … Continue reading Meat-less meetings