Food & Wine

How to pairing polentaand wine

Polenta is a simple and ancient dish, typical of Northern Italy, but widespread in every Italian region. The base ingredients are two: corn flour and water. However, there is also a third ingredient which is invisible yet indispensable: time. To make polenta in the traditional way, you need to put the boil water and then …

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Wine and Cheese pairing

Cheese is a dairy product that is obtained from the coagulation of milk or cream through the use of salt and enzymes, also called rennet. The rennet actives the coagulation process which sees the separation of the liquid part (the “whey“) from the insoluble protein mass (the so-called “curd“), that is then collected and processed …

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What food goes with Chianti?

Chianti is one of the most renowned wine-growing areas in the world. It extends into the provinces of Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Pisa, Pistoia and Prato, and the appellation of red wines of great value is derived from its name. Since 1984 Chianti has been a DOCG wine (Denomination of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin) that reflects …

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Dessert wines: the best matches

As in life, even at the table the combinations – with some rare exceptions – work by affinity or by contrast. When choosing a dessert wine, it is usually done by affinity. Sweet with sweet is the first rule to follow when choosing a wine to pair with a dessert. The reason is physiological: if …

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