Category Archives: Food & Wine

Diageo’s brave new world

Thanks to columnist Schumpter at The Economist, this week we’ve gotten an interesting peak into Diageo’s emerging markets strategy, complete with a Willy Wonka metaphor. Due in part to home market saturation (no irony in using “saturation” in the drinks … Continue reading

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The Times – In Bologna

Oh, neglected blog. A simple food post from the NYTimes will fill the holes left by Tweet Week. This blog covered the topic of their tasty ragu a while back, before it was beset with abject neglect. Woe is the … Continue reading

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Pasta in a mushroom & sherry cream sauce

Recipe – Funghi e tripolini al crema d’Amontillado This dish was too good to be this easy, and I made it up on the spot. Here, we travel back to Emilia-Romagna, where sauces enriched with local fare, including everything from … Continue reading

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Mussels in white wine

Recipe – Moules en Vin Blanc. Belgains, along with diamonds, dig their mussels. These bivalves are delicious and cheap, plentiful in the coastal areas, and make for some great comfort food when the cold wind off the North or Celtic … Continue reading

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Ragu alla Bolognese

Recipe – Ragù alla Bolognese, fatto in casa. In northern Italy, Bologna, the capital city of the Emilia-Romagna region, is situated in a valley between the Po River and the Apennine Mountains. Here lies a university town so rich in culture … Continue reading

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Welcome to the blogoshpere

Let’s kick this engine over. New year, new resolutions, new blog and no overbearing format. Yes, this is a place where you can get to know my work, find my contact information, etc., but it’s going to be deliberately open … Continue reading

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