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Wine & Food Killers: Comté Gougères and Casa Lapostolle Collection Semillon Torontel 2017

Claire Bullen Natural Wine KiIllers Vin Jaune White wine

Wine & Food Killers: Comté Gougères and Casa Lapostolle Collection Semillon Torontel 2017

  There are plenty of traditional nibbles that show up during New Year's celebrations: blinis with caviar, smoked salmon canapés, dips aplenty. This winter, I say keep that festivity going and extend the celebrations into the deepest, darkest days of winter. I’d also suggest serving Comté gougères – with an elegant, complex and surprising glass of oxidative white wine on the side. Record-scratch? Gougères is a highfalutin' way of saying "cheese puffs", and despite the fancy name, they're pretty straightforward to whip up: simply choux pastry mixed with a generous heap of cheese. Gougères are most frequently made with Gruyère,...

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