I know Christmas is just around the corner, so today I am sharing you this guest post from Sara. Sara O Brown is a working mom, lives with her dentist husband and her adorable dog, Casper. She is passionate about traveling and cooking. She has been a regular contributor for- https://www.truecorset.com/.
Christmas is a time to wine and dines with family and friends. Around the world, people follow different traditions on this day. But food plays an important part in the celebration in all nations regardless of its culture or tradition.
And, good food is incomplete without a good glass of wine. Wine is the most popular drink to be paired with foods, and year by year the number of wine lovers is increasing worldwide.
Some meats like Smoked Salmon, Turkey and Duck naturally come to mind on the mention of Christmas feast. Having a wine that compliments the flavors of these food helps in enhancing the overall experience.
However, for some reason chicken is usually not on the Christmas menu. Interestingly, in Japan, one of the top food for Christmas is KFC’s fried chicken.
The basic rule of proper food pairing is to match the richness of the food with the richness of the wine. Their flavors should complement each other. No flavor should dominate the other.
However, you don’t have to be an expert in order to do the food pairing for your family dinners, having some basic idea should do the trick. Read more