Stay Home Recipes (all created, tried and tested by Bradley Mitton himself!) – www.mittonwines.com/book
A Collection of Interesting Wine Notes and Recipes
Main Courses (vegetarian)
Greek Spanakopitas . Baked Spinach and Feta Triangles
Main Courses (meat)
Vietnamese Chicken Pho Soup and Summer Shrimp Rolls
Risotto with Asparagus, Mushroom and Chorizo
Vietnamese Sesame Chicken with Ginger Stir Fry
Greek Lamb Moussaka with Béchamel Sauce
The Broken Clock Bloody Mary
The Windfall Mule
Understanding Wine . The Basics
Red Wine vs White Wine: The Real Differences
White Wine and Food Pairing
Red Wine and Food Pairing
Evaluating Wines . Sight / Smell / Taste
Screwcap Wine Seals . A Matter of Good Taste
”I have been inspired to release this short recipe book from my experiences working in the food and beverage industry, by close friends and family and by supportive members of my wine club, Club Vivanova. I hope these unique recipes will brighten up your kitchen and help to develop your cooking skills and also add smiles to the faces of those who indulge in your results. I suggest using these recipes as a basic guideline and you can experiment, elaborate and substitute the ingredients to fit your palate, your friends and family and the environment you’re cooking in..
I started my culinary career in North England and from there, I travelled throughout Asia and managed kitchens and front-of-house for a number of leading restaurants in Australia, Hong Kong, the Philippines and South Korea. A career move to Berlin then offered me the chance to work and travel in Central Europe hosting gourmet wine dinners in some of the region’s best restaurants. I now live with my son Jackson in the South of France, where a diverse and well-operated kitchen with fresh ingredients plays an important part in daily life.
I’ve always liked it simple when it comes to food preparation, don’t over-complicate things, you lose individual flavours. The variety of cuisines, cultures and professionals that I have worked with extended me a fantastic opportunity to build an interesting and diverse collection of recipes. Some of these dishes are authentic and classical to a certain region and some are cross-over fusion concoctions that bring together different nations onto one plate. I hope you’ll enjoy them and marry them with interesting wines.
I’ve added in wine pairings to most of the dishes and have specifically paired all the dishes with wines that I import through my cellars in Berlin at Mitton International Wines however I’ve also suggested European counterparts, just to keep the locals happy. At the end of the book, you’ll find a grape varietal overview, I hope this will let you understand more about choosing wine to fit your meals and gain more enjoyment out of your gourmet experiences. Wine is of course the perfect partner to food.
If you are interested in meeting me in the flesh and visiting an event where we serve brilliant gourmet menus with paired wines in some of Europe’s best dining locations, then join us with Club Vivanova . Living Rare and Unique Gourmet Experiences.”
*dishes approved by Metabolic Balance