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Turkey Wok, Cider, White & Rosato

By St Lady Feckinghull | July 4, 2024

Tonight I’m sizzling turkey wok with 2 Italian wines and a Moldova Pinot Gris ..   But yesterday I compared 2 Great British ciders! Hear my case for cider with tasting notes and LOTS of serving tips to get you seeing cider in a whole new light 💡 Recipe for wok:- Any stirfry veg –…

Lamb Roussillon, Bordeaux, Desserts

By St Lady Feckinghull | June 20, 2024

Lots today! Let’s start by exploring 8 wines I’ve opened in 2 weeks and then a sizzle and wine dine videos full of summer ideas, especially my new Greek white Moschofilero with chicken rice lentils & greek yogurt!! Plus what wine with triple chocolate ice cream and what wine with vegetable pineapple pizza?? Pour a…

Wine&Dine Steak Fleurie

By St Lady Feckinghull | June 6, 2024

  Big Beajolais day here with strawberries 🍓 😍 Two villages Fleurie from 2013 and 2020 – but I’ve also brought into the mix a Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile + a Merlot from Australia! So that’s 4 wines today! See what you think then let’s get onto the sizzle!   Steak, chestnut mushrooms and sliced…

Crozes Hermitage & Rump Steak

By St Lady Feckinghull | May 30, 2024

  Good evening! Crozes Hermitage syrah is perfect with rump steak and mushrooms! Hear the sizzle ..     Frying steak is very enjoyable! What oil? How to get the chargrill effect, how to rest You might also enjoy my Fullers 1845 bottle conditioned ale 6.3% I opened earlier This is a real smart choice!…

Thursday Wine&Dine Muscadet May

By St Lady Feckinghull | May 23, 2024

  Hello, and welcome to Muscadet May! A true individual terroir expression of the winemakers craft! Today I have smoked mackerel with hard boil eggs, black olives, rocket, coriander, avocado 🥑, carrot, orange pepper, cucumber, grated cheese and herbs – a perfect partner for the Loire Here is my video review Hope you enjoy! One…

Breadline Food & Wine

By St Lady Feckinghull | May 16, 2024

What to do when you can’t spend a lot ..     Enjoy 2 very different pairings today – a cheap Chile white and 2 southern France red wines with delightful simple meal choices My Chardonnay video review My pork pie + blue cheese salad video review Hope you enjoy today’s choices! I wanted a…

Thursday Wine&Dine Food Pairings Bible

By St Lady Feckinghull | May 2, 2024

Welcome to House of Feck Food Pairings Bible! I give a broad overview of how to approach pairings throughout the year with ideas for vegetarian dishes too – I will do followup detailed articles for specific choices – enjoy!!     I give a generalisation of the basic concepts to consider when pairing food with…

Malbec Thursday: Cooking for Winos

By St Lady Feckinghull | April 18, 2024

      So here I am discussing three excellent Argentine malbecs and how dense, intense and powerful the wine is and these bottles averaged £5 each! Good wine choices need not be pricy! Now, what to eat with malbec? My recipe here may be controversial but I get very tired working and driving so…

Mondays: What Motivates You?

By St Lady Feckinghull | March 18, 2024

What motivates you on Mondays? Be self determining!! Have a look at the little clues in your kitchen? Here lies the truth about your real life – little shifts or an explosive change, YOU can make all the difference, settle for no less than your best! Spring clean your fridge and your expectations for summer!…

Homemade Tomato Soup

Banquet on the Breadline Recipes – Easy and Cheap Homemade Tomato Soup

By St Lady Feckinghull | November 15, 2023

This homemade tomato soup is a real winter warmer, easy as pie to make, and cheap as chips too! Ingredients: 1 onion 2 carrots 1 stick of celery 2 vegetable stock cubes (I like the Aldi ones) in 1 pint of boiling water 2 tins of chopped tomatoes 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper or chilli…