The Four Seasons of Whisky: Autumn

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The Four Seasons of Whisky: Autumn

It is a bit early for presenting Autumn dishes but let me carry on with my presentation of seasonal nibbles. After all, we have Summer days with gale force storms or thick mist on Islay. And they call for soups and rich dishes!

From Brittany to Islay, Glann ar Mor and Kornog,

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From Brittany to Islay, Glann ar Mor and Kornog,

It was quite surrealistic to taste Breton whiskies on Islay. But not irrealistic! Through Glann ar Mor and Kornog, the two single malts distilled by Jean Donnay in Brittany, one could catch a glimpse of Gartbreck, the future ninth Islay distillery.

Mackmyra discovers Food pairing

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Mackmyra discovers Food pairing

Food pairing is the new territory explored by Mackmyra distillery in Sweden with Marcus Torgeir, the creative chef of Mackmyra restaurant in Gävle. What a feast. And a passionate exchange of views when I came to the Mackmyra day last May.