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Spicy chicken & grape skewers

This is a perfect summertime dinner, very quick to prepare and very delicious! I spotted this recipe recently in my local paper (by Ellie Krieger) and have modified it to suit our family’s preferences for slightly more spicy foods. It’s a great combination of spice plus the almost caramelized sweetness of the grapes.

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Collops of salmon

What’s a collop, you may ask?

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Well, according to the definitive Oxford English Dictionary, collop may be related to the Swedish kollops which Continue reading

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Wine pairings page updated!

FYI, I’ve updated the wine pairings page to add several more wines we’ve had with the recipes posted here, including a King Family Vineyards Viognier, Afton Mountain Bollicine (sparkling), Ox-Eye Vineyards Shy Ox Rosé, and Veritas Vineyards Red Star. Cheers!

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