Tag Archives: beer and food matching

BEER AND FOOD MATCHING…..

Pint of lager and a curry? Maybe…to the uninitiated. But there is a lot more to food and beer matching than perhaps a late night trip for a chicken jalfrezi and a garlic naan would lead you to believe.

Hopefully here at Monkfish Towers and in partnership with Scottish artisan brewer Innis&Gunn we can offer up a few grains of wisdom to get your beer buds tingling and we may even tempt you away from the chilled Pinot Grigio at the back of the fridge. You never know, you may become an artisan beer convert, there’s a thought! Continue reading

BBC RADIO SCOTLAND, KITCHEN CAFE…


Last week Ms Monkfish was waxing lyrical about food blogging in the lovely Kitchen Cafe studio at BBC Radio Scotland. Joining the formidable Kirsty Wark and presenter Pennie Latin Ms Monkfish discussed the highs of food writing (and there are plenty), the new exciting trend of artisan/craft beer and food matching and KW’s new Quiz Show ‘A Question of Taste. All that amongst other things…

Press play to listen….tune in, turn up, enjoy.

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2012….THE YEAR OF THE MONKFISH…

Well OK, it’s not ‘strictly’ the year of the Monkfish.  In fact if you’re a follower of the Chinese New Year you’ll probably already know that this year is the Year of the Dragon…however, here at Monkfish Towers we are declaring 2012 the monkfish year. Continue reading