Crisp, citrusy Sauvignon Blanc: 2007 Indaba
The Dish: Steamed Mussels with Garlic Toasts
A classic recipe for mussels in white wine
Crisp, appley Riesling: 2007 Clos du Bois
The Dish: Asian Chicken Salad with Wasabi Dressing
This delectable poached-chicken salad, packed with Asian pear, cucumber and bean sprouts, offers a double hit of wasabi. First, F&W’s Melissa Rubel whisks wasabi powder into the dressing—a blend of mayonnaise, rice vinegar and sesame oil—then she garnishes the salad with crunchy wasabi peas.