Bank Holiday Drinks

In this week’s WEEKEND magazine, Olly pairs drinks to go with recipes for kebabs! Grilled or barbecued, these sizzling skewers are guaranteed to make your Bank Holiday weekend… Kebab-ulous!

Lemongrass Chicken and Spring Onions

Olly’s wine pairing: The Society’s Exhibition Limarí Chardonnay 2022 (14.5%) £11.95,

Peachy, luxuriant and lush, this full-force Chilean white is a beauty to pair with scented chicken recipes – and a reminder of how great chardonnay can be.

Toasted Coconut Marinated King Prawns

Olly’s wine pairing: Taste The Difference Summer Session Ale With A Subtle Hint Of Peach (500ml, 4.2%) £1.80, Sainsbury’s

Naturally flavoured with peach, this fragrant beer is a treat with the mild spice in this recipe and offers something splendid and uniquely summery to sip

Lime, Chilli and Cheese Corn Skewers

Olly’s wine pairing: El Jardin de Ana Godello 2021 (12.5%) £10, Tesco

This zesty Spanish white has amazing vitality and zing. It’s gorgeous with the lime, chilli and crunchy corn of these skewers.

Tandoori Paneer and Mixed Peppers

Olly’s wine pairing: Pasqua ’11 Minutes’ Rosé 2022 (12.5%) £15.99, or £12.99 as part of a Mix Six deal, Majestic

Pink grapefruit aromas and endless sunny, bright fruity flavours make this a simply electrifying Italian rosé that’s ideal to pair with paneer.

This article was originally published in the Daily Mail’s WEEKEND magazine in Saturday 27th May 2023.

Read the full column and get all the lip smacking recipes HERE.

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