Archive for August, 2016

A Pairing for Sharing

A Pairing for Sharing: Citrus & Basil Truffle and Antech Blanquette De Limoux A bottle of wine begs to be shared, a bottle of wine paired with Jacek Truffles begs to be shared with the best people. Bring this pairing to your next picnic, girl’s night, or brunch, it is a great contribution to your next gathering. Citrus & Basil: Creamy ganache infused with blood orange, lime, mandarin & basil. Antech, Blanquette De Limoux Réserve Brut 2013, Limoux France – The Antech family has been wine growing for six generations in the Limoux appellation of the Languedoc in Southern France.  >> READ MORE

In Pursuit of a Joyful Pairing, by Sasha McCauley

Sometimes finding the perfect pairing requires a little work, and help from a friend.  Here is the story of my search for the perfect pairing for the Lemonade Truffle. My first reaction when reading the truffles for the Picnic Basket Collection, Summer 2016  was: Lemonade Truffle!  Bourbon!  I love lemonade and Bourbon…sitting on the porch on a summer’s day with a tall cool glass of thirst quenching boozy lemonade.  For me, a good pairing should touch something in your memory, make you think of something, create a new memory.  So when I saw that Lemonade was a truffle flavour, my >> READ MORE