Winter is behind us and while it is a glorious thing to be welcoming spring, there are some aspects of winter that are inviting and will be missed. After all, what better than to enjoy a red or 8 which have been set as a tasting exercise, than to share the (home)work load with a couple of mates in front of a cosy fire with plenty of good, heartily home cooked food on offer. Whet your appetite? Not yet? Then contemplate this: the house specialty, a chicken and pistachio terrine, charcuterie and condiments to start with followed by an anise flavoured chicken, fennel, and tomato stew (tantalising slow cooked on the slow combustion stove top) with fennel and saffron risotto, then the obligatory green salad and cheese platter topped off with an orange cardamom flan and lashings of thick farm cream. Oh, and let’s not forget the homework (BTW, the star of which was a double decanted 2010 Pirramimma War Horse Shiraz)... [caption id="attachment_1345" align="aligncenter" width="452"]
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