Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

Roasted Chicken Stuffed with Saffron Rice & Mushroom

While walking through the Muir Woods wearing my leggings and a black top, I met a friendly hiker on the trail who invited me to a fancy dinner. At the end of the walk, I started going through my bag … Continue reading

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Turkey Rice Porridge with Roasted Onion and Pinot Noir

No matter how much Thanksgiving turkey I eat out of the left-over box in the fridge, I can’t seem to find the bottom. I still have tons of turkey left in my refrigerator and need some creative ways to turn … Continue reading

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Mole Turkey with Brut Sparkling Rose Wine for Holidays

Hope everyone had a fabulous Thanksgiving with family and friends! This holiday’s cooking was a bit unusual for me. Shortly after buying a turkey for Thanksgiving, I unexpectedly got a turkey as a gift from my boss. Looking at the … Continue reading

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Pad Thai with Dolcetto d’Alba

At the gateway to the Golden Triangle, I spent a night with a Thai home-stay family in a remote village of Northern Thailand. The day I arrived, the whole village appeared to be in a highly festive mood. I heard … Continue reading

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Yucatecan Chicken with Marlborough Pinot Noir

Mexico. For many Californians, Mexico feels like a part of our home. The Mexican community is prominent in California. Amazing Mexican foods are also everywhere for us to enjoy anytime we want. Beyond the easy access, Mexico has a very … Continue reading

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Peruvian Ceviche with Sparkling Wine for Valentine’s Day

LOVE UNDER THE INCA SKY by R. Nandy “When I planted a stolen kiss on your lips, those tender lips so innocent and pure! Between the tall bushes and slender trees, gaining strength to endure! With your black hair’s cascading … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Chilean Sea Bass & Pinot Noir from Carneros

  Whenever my friends in New York tell me how cold it is there, I always say “thank God I came back to California!”. I don’t miss winter in NYC, but I do miss the beautiful white Christmases. Several years … Continue reading

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Sicilian Meatballs & Nero d’Avola (Italian Red Wine)

Happy Hanukkah! Yesterday my Jewish friend told me about his family tradition of eating fried foods, such as fried potato pancake & doughnuts, as well as cheese, during the 8-day “Festival of Light”. Finding his cultural celebration interesting, I have … Continue reading

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