Recipes/Food and Wine Pairing

Autumn Recipes and Wine Pairing at Bordeaux-Undiscovered

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops we have some warming suggestions to tempt your taste buds! We have compiled an exclusive range of Autumn recipes complete with wine pairings for you to try. We have some fabulous French recipes covering a wide range of seasonal Casseroles and Stews. The word “stew” actually comes from … Read more

Bordeaux Wine with Rabbit Goulash

Goulash is an ancient Hungarian dish which uses Paprika and Garlic. It’s thought that Christopher Columbus introduced Paprika to Europe having found it as a domesticated plant among the Native American people (the explorers named it ’Indian pepper’). The pepper plant adapted to the Mediterranean climate and from Spain it was introduced to Southern France … Read more

Bordeaux and Beef Wellington

I am not sure how you celebrated Mothering Sunday but my youngest daughter Rosie wanted to cook something special for her Mum rather than go out. Having put our heads together we decided to cook a Fillet of Beef Wellington which we know is a favourite of Sue’s. Beef Wellington is a traditional dish adored … Read more

Discovering Chateau Ballan Larquette

Chateau Ballan Larquette is the new label for our most popular Clairet: Domaine de Ricaud Bordeaux Clairet. The award winning estates (Domaine de Ricaud, Chateaux Ballan Larquette and Peynaud) are owned by the Chaigne family who have been wine makers for several generations. Their wines are award winning and this Clairet was awarded a Silver Medal by the Concours des … Read more

Love Food, Love Bordeaux: Bordeaux White Wine, Halibut with Pineapple and Cilantro

Halibut is a great fish for barbecuing and I love its firm flesh, mild but slightly sweet flavour. It’s the largest flat fish in the ocean and they live in the freezing cold waters off Scotland, Norway, Iceland and Newfoundland. They used to be eaten instead of meat during Lent and were popular on Holy Days … Read more