Latin food meets French wine in Miami chef’s ‘Viva Bordeaux’ recipes

 
 
Doreen Colondres
Doreen Colondres
Omar Cruz

Miami-based chef and sommelier Doreen Colondres, who does daily cooking segments on Fox’s Utilísima Network, has created a recipe guide for the Bordeaux Wine Council.

Dedicated to the proposition that French wines pair well Latin food, Viva Bordeaux includes appealing recipes for mini arepas, mojo-spiked yuca soup, Argentine-style steak with plantain mash, pork linguine in three-chile sauce and a flan-like plantain, banana and rum dessert. The Bordeaux wines suggested for pairing range from $15 to $44 a bottle.

The recipe guide can be downloaded at Bordeaux.com (click “blog” and scroll down) or on Colondres’ website, TheKitchenDoesntBite.com.

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