I happened upon this book a few years ago, given to me as a Christmas gift from my mother. I was pretty thrilled that when I had said I was "looking for books about food pairing," she managed to come across this aptly-named volume.
What to Drink With What You Eat by Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page explores a staggering amount of information about food pairing, and it doesn't just stop at wine. There is an entire section about choosing the proper beverage to go with your meal, ranging from beer to tea, coffee to water. It has a section for how to properly taste your beverages, and more importantly, how best to select beverages that will compliment, rather than overpower the flavors of your meal.
This book is readily available online and in any book store. It's a bit of a dense read, but it's something cool to pick up and read a chapter of every now and then. I guarantee you'll learn something you didn't know before, or at least will get a pretty valuable piece of advice.
Green Flash Brewing's flagship beer, West Coast IPA, will be brewed, bottled and kegged for the European market starting in August....read more ›
Had enough of the viral phenomenon? You're not alone...read more ›
For a price, you can get just about anything you want in Las Vegas ...read more ›
Please donate at alsa.org...read more ›
These days, you're likelier to find one of the Hella Bitter crew climbing onto a huge tank for a whiff of the contents than you are to find him bellyi...read more ›
Writers and musicians have a long, storied history with alcohol, and that intimacy with the bottle shows through in the memorable lines these artists ...read more ›
The recall covers only bottles bearing specific production codes ...read more ›
In case you missed it, here's a look at one of the most picturesque wine events in the country....read more ›
An all out depletion of inventories is unlikely, but so are chances of prices falling any time soon...read more ›
Grab 'The 12 Bottle Bar' and you've got a practical and affordable guide to bartending at home. ...read more ›
Banana? Banana who? ...read more ›
At 4.9 percent ABV, the farmhouse ale can be consumed over long drinking sessions; its finish is clean, it's light on the palate and its straw-colorat...read more ›