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A question about a recipe: New Mother's Magic Elixir (Lamb Stew)

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I have a question about the recipe "New Mother's Magic Elixir (Lamb Stew)" from MrsWheelbarrow. /What kind of wine variety is Cahors? I'm in Australia and I haven't come across it, wondering whether a decent Shiraz or Cabernet Sauvignon would work? Something else?

asked by Transcendancing over 3 years ago

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MrsWheelbarrow

Cathy is a food preserving expert and author of Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry: Recipes and Techniques for Year-Round Preserving.

added over 3 years ago

Cahors is a chewy, rough red – very peasant-y. A Shiraz sounds like a great alternative.

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added over 3 years ago

Many thanks, this is much appreciated!

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ChefJune

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added over 3 years ago

Cahors is its own variety, a rustic red from Languedoc-Roussillon in France. You'll get a different-but-delicious result with Shiraz.

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added over 3 years ago

That's also really useful to know, finding it should be much easier knowing this. Much appreciation!

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