Pairing of the Day: April 25-29, 2011
Winemaker Jeremy Seysses has developed a wide repertoire of dishes to use up the zucchini from his half-acre garden: ratatouille, sautéed zucchini, zucchini fritters, stuffed zucchini, zucchini cake. But this ultra-simple soup is the family favorite. "We have nothing from the garden for an eternity, then all of a sudden, we have to eat zucchini every day for two months just to keep up," he says. His soup can be served warm, or chilled for a sunny evening. ("Yes, we actually do get occasional sunny evenings in Burgundy," he reports.)
Pairing: Fresh, lightly oaky white Burgundy: 2007 Domaine Dujac Morey Saint-Denis.
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