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Wine Tasting Table

Wine Wine Education | 16 March 2018

Earthy Earthy = Mushroom / Dusty Mouldy = Mouldy / Mouldy Cork Woody Burned = Smokey / Burnt Toast / Coffee Phenolic = Medicinal / Bacon/ Phenolic Resinous = Oak / Cedar / Vanilla Caramel…

Gazpacho Recipe (big batch)

Food Recipes | 4 March 2018

Ingredients 4 red onions 4 telegraph cucumber peels and deseeded 4kg roma ripe tomatoes 4 red chillis 8 garlic cloves 6 red capsicum 8 slices white bread crusts removed 600ml…

Honeycomb Ice Cream w Calvados

Food Recipes | 16 February 2018

For the honeycomb: 340g sugar 4 tbs honey 4tbs water 3tsp baking soda Method Take large piece baking paper, grease it and put it in a tray so it covers…

Celebrations and Champagne

Wine Wine Regions | 16 February 2018

Celebrating a special occasion isn’t the same without a glass of bubbly in your hand, but not just any bubbly, sorry other sparkling makers and regions, but style, unique region…

Maldives-the real deal

Destinations Abroad Travel | 7 February 2018

The Maldives is pure magic, I really don’t know any other way to describe it. Many people talk about seeing photos online or in brochures of beautiful beaches in Asia…

Common Wine Faults

Wine Wine Education | 26 January 2018

This table is a quick way to recognise faults when smelling and tasting wine: Fault Substance Smells Causes Sulfides               Hydrogen Sulfide Boiled Eggs Lack of amino acids (nitrogen) in fermenting…

Evaluating Wine

Wine Wine Education | 11 January 2018

Evaluate a wine’s appearance by pouring a small amount into a clean, odourless glass and tilt against a white background or white tablecloth. Look for colour of brilliance rather than…

Manly to Spit Bridge

Local Sydney Treasures Travel | 4 October 2017

Let me start with a disclaimer: I am not a professional walker, hiker, trekker or climber ….. I just really like walking in nature, looking at water, the harbour, beaches…

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