Food & Wine — Sancerre
Share Your Passion Fruit Cheesecake
Posted by Plume Ridge Bottle Shop on
Cheesecake is always a decadent and delicious favorite, but this recipe has an extra dose of passion making this one fruity and delicious. Served with a vibrant red berry sauce, this cheesecake has a great balance of tart, sweet and creaminess that you're certain to fall head over heels for. It is advised that you make this cake in advance since it needs plenty or time to cool and set. Pair it up with some Pinot Noir or Sancerre. The Crust: 1 sleeve of Grahm Crackers 3 tbsp Melted Butter 1 tbsp Sugar Preheat your oven to 350°F. Crush the...
- Tags: Dessert, Pinot Noir, Sancerre, Valentine's Day
Creamy Brussels Sprouts Gratin
Posted by Leo Coulourides on
Thanksgiving is usually a culinary favorite for many people. A menu that is so deeply rooted in tradition can be difficult to alter while maintaining a unanimously pleased crowd. The great thing about this recipe is that it combines two traditional sides in one; Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Creamed Pearl Onions. Meaty mushrooms also gives this dish extra heartiness. Combining compatible sides takes some of the pressure off the chef and can save on cook time and extra dish washing. Vegetarians don't have be to left out this year since this recipe can be easily adjusted. Even those who don't...
- Tags: Holidays, Loire Valley, Sancerre, Sauvignon Blanc, Side Dish, Thanksgiving, Vegetables, Vegetarian
Posted by Monica Yu on
What's not to like about Sancerre? Pronounced as "SAN-SER", this French wine is comprised of entirely 100% Sauvignon Blanc. Popular in Paris bistro and bars, Sancerre is lively, food friendly and easy to pronounce. Often in top demand in high-end restaurants, many sommeliers find it hard to keep it on the shelves. In the extreme Eastern region of the Loire Valley as the river turns Southwest, Sancerre can be described as an unspoiled landscape of medieval villages and sharply-inclined chalky hills. The vineyards and soil can be closely identified to Champagne or Chablis. The same Kimmeridgean chalk soil that runs from...
- Tags: Loire Valley, Sancerre, Sauvignon Blanc