Adventures in Eating: Main Course Vegetable

A hundred years ago, the French gas­tronomer Brillat-Savarin wrote exten­sively on the experience of tasting . “It is no easy matter to determine the precise nature of the organ of taste. It is more complicated than would appear at first sight. Clearly, the tongue plays a large part in the mechanism of degustation; for, endowed… read more »


This type of wine has an aroma and flavor similar to vegetable garden. This is a negative term in wine characteristics because the grapes have not been fully matured and ripen.  

Recipe: Lettuce Package | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Lettuce Package Rosemarie | March 1984 Our daughter Sharon, who is a brand new wife, loves to cook. I might add, she is a very good cook at that. We recently visited her and her husband, and were pleasantly surprised with a delightful Chinese dinner: do-it-yourself Lettuce Packages. Once everything is assembled, it… read more »

Recipe: Ensalada de Piparrada| Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Ensalada de Piparrada Rosemarie | July 1984 The eighteen provinces that make up Spain have maintained the tradition of what is called La Buena Mesa (The Good Table). Back in the 13th Century, King Alfonso The Wise wrote: “Spain is rich in honeys, abundant with fruits, teeming with fish, well provided with milk… filled… read more »