When D and I went to taste his first urchin on Friday, I picked up this beautiful bottle of Yuzu Junmai Sake for myself and Jake. It's brewed by the Homare Brewery in the Fukushima Prefecture.
Its shape was what caught my eye initially. Then I noticed that it was infused with yuzu and I was sold. I have to say, I loved it. I love sake and I love yuzu; I just wasn't sure how well they would go together. Turns out, they are a luscious combination. The aroma is alluring and the taste is both sweet and sour. It's delicious. Kampai!!
This month the French Winophiles group is looking at affordable wines from Burgundy. Host Cindy of Grape Experiences wrote: "Burgundy, or Bourgogne, is known for its wines of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir... as well as Aligote, Gamay, Sauvignon, César, Pinot Beurot, Sacy, Melon in lesser quantities. Many of the well-known wines are quite expensive, but there are plenty of values to be found." Read her invitation here. And there won't be a Twitter chat for this event, so you will have to dive into the articles themselves to read about our pairings and findings. Here's the line-up... Wendy Klik from A Day in the Life on the Farm enjoys Domaine Chevillon Chezeaux Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Nuits, 2018 Paired with a Maple Pecan Chicken . Camilla Mann from Culinary Adventures with Camilla shares her love of Connecticut Lobster Rolls, Canned Lobster Bisque, and a 2019 Henry Fessy 'Maître Bonhome' Viré-Clessé. Jeff Burrows of FoodWineClick! explains why we should Look t