The sparkling life encompasses the whole table, not just the glass, and we believe the right food paired with the right wine makes both better. Explore some of our culinary experts’ favorite wine-loving recipes that will make your occasion sing.
The simple addition of orange zest adds a delightful dimension to this French classic, with subtle, tangy citrus notes enhancing the creamy-sweet custard. Home cooks who don’t have a chef’s blowtorch can easily use their broiler to caramelize the sugar topping. But remember to leave the oven door slightly open and keep watch. A golden sugar crust can quickly turn black if left too long under the flame.
On Sunday mornings in Paris, the open-air market begins at 7 a.m. If you've been up late the night before, you may miss the best fruits, vegetables and cheeses. But no one ever seems to run out of leeks. This slender-stalked cousin of the onion looks picturesque peeking out of the top of a shopping basket, and makes a delicious tart filling for a late-morning brunch.
Oysters are a bold and stylish way to kick off a weekend brunch. Serve them on the half shell with a garnish of lemon wedges.