Switzerland’s alpine cheeses are priceless treasures, but by far the mostly costly is Piora from Ticino
The link between wine and hospitals goes back centuries – think only of the Hospices de Beaune, de Strasbourg…and the Cru de l’Hôpital in Vully, Switzerland
Roasted aubergines, peeled peppers and flash-fried red mullet fillets layered in a tin and sliced for serving (with recipe)
Ça bouge en Alsace…Alsace’s finest wines are taking their place once more amongst the world’s finest whites. If you’ve missed out on this ongoing transformation, it could be time for a revisit
Had a look at my Eating Out Alsace, Basel, Baden page recently? New format and new entries and updates aplenty, as here for Alsace.
If you’re anywhere near Sant Martí d’Empuries on the Costa Brava this weekend, be sure to look in on the Arrels del Ví wine fair – a great chance to meet some of Empordà’s top wine makers and taste their wines
Sorrel is a springtime pleasure worth celebrating – great in salads, soups or sauces (with recipe for sorrel sauce)