Life on the frontline is getting a little tedious for Nick (Oliver Chris) - in particular eating the same food every day.
So, desperate to find something a little tastier to serve up to eye-candy Mary (Kelly Adams), the budding gourmet chef and Lothario takes the Colonel's advice and goes in search of the local delicacy - the Afghan Tiger Gecko. Grilled lizard? | 1. Think about the weight of the dish and the weight of the wine. Rich foods such as roast beef or casseroles need a full flavoured wine, so pair roast beef with an Australian Shiraz or Cabernet Sauvignon. Lighter dishes such as white meat or fish are complemented by more subtle wines, for example the Chardonnay grape. Some reds can also go with lighter dishes, try a New Zealand Pinot Noir with a white fish such as turbot. | 2. Protein and tannin are best friends Foods with a high protein content such as red meats and mature cheese soften the effect of tannin. This is why heavy wines such as Cabernet We'd stick to the mess-grub if we were you, Nick. Meanwhile, Simon (Stephen Wight) suffers a blow to his officer-training ambitions when he makes an error while out on roadside ops, prompting Mary to get the smitten Nick to let Millsy (Gary Carr) run a retraining exercise.
Obviously, Scrabble fanatic Millsy is over the moon at this extra responsibility and ensures he does everything by the letter - which doesn't go down too well with the rest of the unit.