Author Archives: Jim
In the interest of fairness and honesty, here is an update on a post from last week about making grape jam. In that post, I mentioned (a bit snidely, I am afraid) that the older woman at the Saturday farmer’s … Continue reading
Chez Canaille is a bistrot, pure and simple. That means copious portions, a menu that is meat-centric, heavy on charcuterie and doesnt stray far from traditional and regional specialties and a wine list of well priced bottles from lesser … Continue reading
MARDI PRIX FIXE MENU AVAILABLE SUNDAY TO THURSDAY DURING SEATTLE RESTAURANT WEEK What: A fixed price menu with your choice of 2 or 3 courses at a great price When: Normally, only on Tuesday, but between October 19 and30, available … Continue reading
This jam, made with Muscat grapes that have a slightly more lively acid profile than most table grapes, is a great foil for well aged goat cheeses. This recipe makes about 12 half pint jars of jam.
Fall in the Béarn is different than any weather I have experienced before. Sure there is rain, even violent rain, but there are also interludes of intense golden sunlight and clear blue skies between the towering storm clouds. And the … Continue reading
When arriving in Orthez, our first stop, even before our house, is always our favorite dairy, Ferme Lait P’tit Béarnais. A couple miles up the road from our house, this family-run organic farm features the output of their small troupe … Continue reading
Café Presse is proud to announce MARDI PRIX FIXE MENU Every Tuesday from 11am to 10pm What: A fixed price menu with your choice of 2 or 3 courses at a great price When: Every Tuesday from 11am to 10pm, … Continue reading
If you were asking yourself “Hey, isn’t that Café Presse on the cover of last Friday’s Weekend Plus section of the Seattle Times”, why yes it is, thanks for noticing. Check out the article from Friday October 3, 2014.