Tag Archives: Duck

Bringing back the Salmis

The February Chef’s Dinner at Cafe Presse is all about sparkling wine from the French countryside. Although many people think of sparkling wine for a toast, it can often be a struggle to find a place for bubbles during the … Continue reading

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“Celebrate Sparkles” Dinner Menu

Tuesday February 26, 2019  Menu Les amuse bouches Mimolette and bacon gougères warm from the oven Black cod tartare, pink grapefruit, chervil, shallots on house-made buckwheat baguette ~ Potage aux légumes d’hiver et son consommé aux crevettes Shellfish consommé with … Continue reading

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Now on the menu at Le Pichet, January 2019

House smoked duck breast on a salad of French lentils, frisée lettuce, macerated golden raisins, Delicata squash and Dijon mustard vinaigrette Salad of lacinato kale, kohlrabi, pink grapefruit, creamy grapefruit dressing, Espelette pumpkin seeds and shaved sheep’s milk cheese

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Prepping for Winter menu at Café Presse

Work is well underway in preparation forthe new Winter 2019 menu that starts at Cafe Presse on Thurday January 10th.  Here are a couple pictures of some of different steps that go into it.

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Another French Holiday classic

In France, it wouldn’t be the Holidays without foie gras. So throughout December, Le Pichet Chef de Cuisine Dave Cooper is making his terrine of whole duck foie gras, made with humanely-raised Hudson Valley foie gras, marinated with sweet wine … Continue reading

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Menu for February 2017 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse

Café Presse and Le Pichet invite you to a winter Cassoulet Dinner Tuesday February 28, 2017, 6:30pm  menu Les hors d’œuvres Crispy fritters filled with Fourme d’Ambert cheese, herbed butter and spinach House-smoked trout, cabbage-apple salad, chestnut purée, baguette slice … Continue reading

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New to the menu at Le Pichet

Just added to the menu at Le Pichet by chef de cuisine Dave Cooper:  2 new salads and a main course featuring duck.  Perfect for cold winter eating.  

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Still a few places left for January Classes

What:  “Garbure Béarnaise Workshop” Cooking Class and Supper presented by Chef James Drohman (each session limited to 16 students)  When: Three different sessions of this class will be offered:   Saturday January 24, 2015, 12:noon to 3:30pm or Tuesday January … Continue reading

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Garbure Béarnaise at Café Presse

Special at Cafe Presse today:  Garbure Béarnaise One of the iconic dishes of the cooking of southwestern France, a garbure is, at its base, a peasant stew of white beans and winter vegetables.  Regional variations abound (Landaise?  Gasconne?) but in … Continue reading

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