The best Tunasalad is a Salad Nicoise

The best tunasalad is a salad nicoise , a real french salad that is rich in garlic anchovies and lovely green beans. For the best result use fresh tuna stakes if you can get them . But if you can not use tinned tuna . You will need. 3 tomatoes 225g/8oz green beans 200g/7oz tuna…

The Wines of Burgundy France

France is well-known for its wines. Many of the world’s best known high quality wines come from France. It is no wonder that French wines are very popular as this country has a long history of making wine. French winemakers have been constantly perfecting their craft since ancient times. They still continue to do so.…

Taking a look at Oktoberfest Beers

Just to prove the fact that our beer palates can evolve with time, and sometimes for no discernable reason, I have come to more fully appreciate a beer style that has heretofore been one of my least favorite seasonal offerings. I’m talking about the German, or German-inspired, Oktoberfest (Marzen) beers. These amber lagers always had…

Sweetening Food and Drink without White Sugar or Artificial Ingredients

In today’s overwhelming environment of fatty and sugary foods, conditions such as diabetes have run rampant. Now, although this condition is mainly caused by a genetic predisposition, its overall predominance in today’s cultures is primarily involved with an overabundance of sugar. This can be granulated sugar, also known as table sugar, brown sugar, powdered or…

Simple Chicken with Red Wine Sauce

Absolutely Delicious…I created this recipe from looking at the mushrooms in my fridge I had purchased the day before.  Chicken and mushrooms how can i change it up?  When I began slicing the mushrooms I said what goes with mushrooms and chicken?  Wine of course…then I just got started cooking and that is how this…