The Northern Territory news Sat 16 Apr 2022
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Saturday April 16 2022 WEEKEND 41 V1 - NTNE01Z01MA From Around the Kitchen Table This recipe asks for about five minutes of your time in the morning and 10 minutes at night, and rewards you with a delicious, flavoursome noodle soup. Method Turn the slow cooker to high. Add the chicken, miso, mushrooms and garlic to the slow cooker. Cut the white part of the spring onions into large chunks and add them to the slow cooker. Thinly slice the green parts of the spring onions and pop them in the fridge. Pour 6 cups (1.5 litres) water into the slow cooker (or enough to cover the ingredients), cover and cook on low for 5 hours (or all day). Turn the slow cooker to high and remove the chicken. Add the bok choy, soy sauce and ginger Serves 4 Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 5-7 hours Ingredients b 1 whole chicken, jointed into 6-8 pieces, or 6-8 legs b cup (150g) white miso b 4 dried shiitake mushrooms b 3 unpeeled garlic cloves, bruised b 3 spring onions (scallions) b 2 bunches bok choy, trimmed and sliced b 2 tbsp soy sauce b 1 tbsp ginger, grated b 400g dried ramen noodles b 2 soft-boiled eggs, to serve b Toasted sesame seeds, to serve Recipe Sophie Hansen and Annie Herron Pol Roger Vintage Ros 2012, $200 The deep salmon and copper hues of this excellent ros provides all the visual fodder for an immensely satisfying champagne. The nose, with its display of rich and generous berry fruits, minty freshness and black pepper spice, is a precursor to the palates baritone notes. and cook for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, shred the chicken. Discard the skin and bones. Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions, then drain. Discard the garlic and spring onions. Add the chicken, noodles and spring onion greens and stir to warm through. Serve the soup topped with the boiled egg halves, toasted sesame seeds and anything else you fancy. Images and text from Around the Kitchen Table by Sophie Hansen and Annie Herron, photography by Sophie Hansen. Murdoch Books, $40 Slow-Cooker Chicken Ramen Consider Champagnes diversity, from light and bright to salivating minerality, mouthfilling creaminess and even pinot-driven structure. Here are my Champagne suggestions, so get out the flutes. Sara Underdown Bubbling bliss Louis Roederer Brut Nature 2012 Blanc, $175 You will do well to let this one warm up a degree or two in your glass, to reveal all that makes it different and special. The nose extracts the freshness of earth a mineral backbone of salinity and the perfume of bergamot and summer fruits. The finish is intensely saline, clean and dry. Bollinger Ros NV, $150 Aromas of bright red fruit, orange and clove spice as well as toast and smoke, thanks to some impressive red wine added to the blend. The palates dazzling energy carries flavours of wild strawberries and cherries, but also the zing of grapefruit pith. Fine and beautifully balanced. Krug Grande Cuve, $300 A prestige non-vintage, this corrals 200 or so wines, from multiple vintages and vineyards and sits at the pinnacle of blending mastery. The recent 168me Edition (based on the glorious 2012 vintage) waxes as it lingers a moment or two in the glass. WHATS NEW PINK FIT Named for Miraval, a chateaux in Provence part-owned by Brad Pitt, this rose is a complex, flavoursome blend, $35, danmurphys.com.au HIGH LIFE Fromage three tier serving stand, $59.95, saltand pepper.com.au SNACK READY A collapsible Personal Popper microwave popcorn bowl, $34.95, until.com.au ROUND UP Elmer round tray, $49, earlysettler.com.au