A few weeks ago I went out for lunch (probably for the last time in several months). Aquitaine Chestnut Hill was conveniently located, and I had not been to a local bistro in some time. I chose a Salade Niçoise, mostly because I was interested in the “Tuna Conserva” mentioned on the menu. It was very good, so when I found a lovely small tuna steak at Legal Sea Foods, near the restaurant that afternoon, I bought the tuna. The next day I started researching “Tuna Conserva” on the internet. I had poached tuna in olive oil before, but what I found was even less complicated and time-consuming:
That night I made it for dinner, along with crispy sautéed fingerling potatoes, spinach with garlic, and sautéed carrots. Delicious, and we had a little left over for lunch the next day.
Realizing that the world might end later this year, I figured it was time to open a 1995 Gevrey-Chambertin from Alain Burguet that had been resting comfortably in my cellar for over 20 years. That was my best decision all week.
How was your ’95 Burgundy?
It was gorgeous. Deep fruit flavors, sliky texture, more body than I expected. Beautifully balanced. Thanks, Susan.
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