Pairing Pasta

When it comes to successfully pairing pasta with red wine, the trick is to ignore the pasta and pay attention to the sauce. Whether you choose linguine, spaghetti, or zoodles as your base - pasta is simply a canvas to deliver the accompanying ingredients.

2017-12-05T09:15:13+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Food Pairings|

Sumptuous Starters

In celebration of our new Sauvignon Blanc 2015, we settled on a surprising array of starter options that would pair beautifully. Constantia Uitsig’s Sauvignon Blanc 2015 could find no better companion than beside this sexy starter from Uitsig’s own resident restaurant. Gin cured swordfish with avocado puree, green olive beignet, and radish and celery salad.

2017-12-05T09:15:14+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Food Pairings|

Tagine of Lamb with Prunes

Like Morocco, a tagine holds a certain element of mystery and mystique. Infusing the most complex of flavours, tender meats and vegetables in a fine balance of sweet and savoury – a good tagine is not simply another dish. It’s a magic carpet ride to distant lands. While the tagine pot promotes the perfect cooking conditions (steaming and baking the food at the same time), if you don’t own one, a casserole dish with a lid will still work...

2017-12-05T09:14:46+00:00 August 20th, 2015|Food Pairings|