Tag Archives: Charcuterie

Summer Chef’s Dinner photos

The Summer 2016 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse was last Tuesday and we had a great time! The theme for the dinner was “Summer in the Pays Basque” and the menu took its inspiration from the recent trip to the … Continue reading

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Now on the menu at Le Pichet

Le Pichet chef de cuisine Dave Cooper has added new summer dishes to the menu! Check out our current menu here.  

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Now on the menu at Le Pichet

  Just added to the menu at Le Pichet for Summer 2016! Grilled smoked pork-garlic sausage on mixed tomatoes and Bermuda onions with warm lentil-tarragon pistou vinaigrette and Crispy chickpea falaffels on a salad of summer squashes, sweet peppers and … Continue reading

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Pâté de campagne

In anticipation of a number or social engagements at our place in Orthez, I though I would make a little pâté.  A fat terrine full of county-style pâté is the perfect thing to have on hand to go with aperitifs. 

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Poule au pot

Here is a photo of a very simple dinner we recently enjoyed:  poule au pot.  Not only is this one of the archetypical dishes of the southwest (remember the story of King Henry who promised “a chicken in every pot”?  … Continue reading

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Tête de Porc at Café Presse

Cafe Presse chef de cuisine Dre Neely is once again doing one of his favorite projects:  making tête de porc.  Thats pigs head to you and me.  Tête de porc, however, is not the same as other, more well known … Continue reading

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Fall menu 2014 starts at Café Presse

Chef de cuisine Dre Neely rolled out his Fall 2014 menu last Thursday, featuring dishes that  highlight Fall produce and flavors.  The menu also marks the return of seasonal favorites such as raw oysters on the half shell, and French … Continue reading

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Early Fall dishes on the menu at Le Pichet

Although it still seems like Summer in Seattle, Fall has come to the farm tables in the Pike Place Market.  Here are some new dishes recently added to the menu at Le Pichet that reflect the arrival of Fall produce.  … Continue reading

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Makin’ Merguez

Fair warning:  we are making merguez sausage for the Fete de la Coupe du Monde at Cafe Presse on Monday June 16, 2014.  That’s right, “merguez en baguette” will be one of the special dishes that we feature at this … Continue reading

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Sausage Making Workshop photos

Yesterday’s Sausage Making Workshop was a ton of fun with the added bonus that we all got to eat a lot of great sausages after the work was finished.  Here are a few photos of the event.  And if you … Continue reading

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