August Quarterly Dinner Photos
During the tapas reception at dinner, live Spanish guitar was provided by Jon Yerby
The August 2018 Quarterly Dinner at Cafe Presse featured a celebration of the food and festivals of the region of the Languedoc-Roussillon. The dinner kicked off with a tapas and sangria reception featuring live Spanish guitar from local musician Jon Yerby. Tapas were followed by a 3 course menu of regional specialties. If you missed this sold-out event, check out some photos below:
Joanne’s special recipe for sangria, featuring rosé from the Languedoc, peaches, cherries and blackberries from her back yard!
Bethmale vache, a cow’s milk raw cheese from Pyrenees.
Fougasse, a country bread made with olives and rosemary
Grilled skewers of house smoked mussels and Italian plums marinated with sherry
Tielle, a specialty of the city of Sete is a two crusted pie filled with octopus and tomatoes.
The Tielle was served with a salad of bitter summer greens, raw zucchini and lemon-parsley vinaigrette
Bull from Old Chaser Farm on Vashon Island, simmered with red wine, orange peel and sweet peppers, served with brown rice
Rousquilles, cookies from the Roussillon flavored with fennel seeds and honey, served with melon sorbet and melon-lime-basil salad