Atul Vijay

An excerpt from cuisine of Singapore

Dishes from Singapore @ AH LOY THAI Restaurant  (Courtesy: Manu Mohan)  Pandan Chicken Phad Thai (Noodles with prawns, egg &  peanut)  Pineapple fried rice (Prawns,  Chicken,  Egg, Raisins,  Cucumber, Pineapple)  Tom Yom Soup (Octopus, Tiger Prawns, Ginger, Squid, Lemon Grass, Celery) 

List of wine producing regions of France having AOC status

Alsace 1. ALSACE CHASSELAS OU GUTEDEL 2. ALSACE GEWURZTRAMINER 3. ALSACE GRAND CRU 4. ALSACE MUSCAT 5. ALSACE PINOT NOIR 6. ALSACE PINOT OU KLEVNER 7. ALSACE RIESLING 8. ALSACE SYLVANER 9. ALSACE TOKAY-PINOT GRIS 10. CREMANT D’ALSACE Beaujolais 1. BEAUJOLAIS 2. BEAUJOLAIS-VILLAGES 3. BEAUJOLAIS SUPERIEUR (new) 4. BROUILLY 5. CHENAS 6. CHIROUBLES 7. COTE …

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Bitters

Bitters are used either as aperitifs or for flavouring mixed drinks and cocktails. A bitter is traditionally an alcoholic preparation flavoured with botanical matters such that the end result is characterized by a bitter or a bitter sweet flavour .Numerous longstanding brands of bitters were originally developed as patent medicines, but now sold as digestifs …

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Patent Still

Column still / Continuous still/ Patent still/ Coffey still A column still, also called a continuous still, patent still or Coffey still, is a variety of still consisting of two columns. The first column (called the analyzer) in a column still has steam rising and wash descending through several levels. The second column (called the …

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Pot Still

A pot still is a type of still used in distilling spirits such as whisky or brandy.  Heat is applied directly to the pot containing the wash (for whisky) or wine (for brandy). This is called a batch distillation. At sea level, alcohol boils at 78 °C (172 °F), while water boils at 100 °C …

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Spirit Glossary

Absinthe – bitter high proof wormwood flavoured spirit Advocaat – eggnog flavoured Dutch liqueurAguardiente – Spanish type of Marc.Apfelschnapps- German brandy made from apples Applejack – U.S. brandy distilled from apple cider.Aquavit (Akvavit) – Scandinavian distilled distilled spirit flavoured with caraway Aqua vitae -ancient name for distilled spirit, meaning “water of life”.Aran/Attack – Strong spirit …

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