Entries by Barbara Barrielle

Quick Cucumber Tzatziki Recipe

This Sonoma County version of the classic, Greek cucumber salad is my pick for an accompaniment to a meal of garlicky lamb and Pinot Noir. The base of a Tzatziki recipe is the aphrodisiac of cucumber. You may think cucumber is just a crunchy, water-packed fruit of summer. (And yes, cucumber is actually a fruit, […]

Greek Bean Salad

A seductive summer side What vegetable do you serve with a summer meal of lamb and Pinot Noir? In Sonoma County, peak of season green beans with scarlet summer tomatoes make a great side dish. This Greek Bean Salad is what we chose to round out the meal of my first Sonoma Wine Salon. (Be […]

Allie Ketcham’s Chicken Paillard Recipe–perfect with Pinot Noir

The Wine Country way to do chicken Mark and Allie Ketcham, proprietors of Ketcham Estate Winery in California’s Russian River Valley shared this easy chicken recipe with us. It’s a family recipe, one created by Allie. She was inspired by one of her favorite restaurant dishes, the Chicken Paillard at Bistro Ralph, a beloved Healdsburg […]