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SweervyWine Cooks: Salmon Steaks with Green Beans & Mushrooms, Raw Courgette Salad

This healthy and nutritious meal is a safe bet for any occasion from  weekday dinner to a classy Saturday night dinner party. In my case it was for a semi-classy-weekday-dinner-party when a dear friend visiting from Vienna popped by to see me.

I opted for salmon with a selection of three different side dishes and decided to skip starters altogether to avoid overeating in the evening (and for that matter, overworking myself).

This meal was quick and easy to prepare and that’s how I did it: Continue reading SweervyWine Cooks: Salmon Steaks with Green Beans & Mushrooms, Raw Courgette Salad

Savalan wines from Azerbaijan on tasting

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2015 Chardonnay

Straw lemon, clean nose with med+ intensity, stone & tropical fruit. Dry, medium bodied,  unoaked and hence very fruit forward Chardonnay with stone fruit (ripe peach), hint of olives & almonds, med+ finish length. Can be enjoyed with a variety of dishes, incl. Continue reading Savalan wines from Azerbaijan on tasting

Azerbaijan – the Land of Fire, Food, Wine & UNESCO World Heritage

Have you ever been to Azerbaijan? Most people will probably say No.. And if so, may I suggest this as your next destination … But this isn’t going to be another of the thousands of travel guides available online. This is rather a little tribute to my place of birth, with focus on its delicious food and wines and a little bit of virtual sightseeing. 🙂 Continue reading Azerbaijan – the Land of Fire, Food, Wine & UNESCO World Heritage

SweervyWine & The City: Vol. 1 – London & La Rioja Alta

The idea of SweervyWine & The City (or #SweervyWineAndTheCity on Twitter and IG) was born when the local wine merchant Armit Wines have announced a competition to win a trip for two to Rioja, Spain. One had to take a photo of any bottle of wine from the producer La Rioja Alta with a famous landmark Continue reading SweervyWine & The City: Vol. 1 – London & La Rioja Alta

M for Mmmm…!!!

Nowadays London is well-known for its immense variety of private members clubs, restaurants, bars and wine shops. As I continue my journey through many of them, I’ve recently come across a place with an intriguing name “M”. Short on letters it is definitely not short on ambition:  M offers the unusual idea of combining it all under one roof. Once I heard that, I knew I had to check it out. Continue reading M for Mmmm…!!!