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Le Pichet new dishes

Last week, Le Pichet executive chef Jack Spiess added new dishes to the menu that make use of the wonderful spring product that is beginning to arrive.  Look for green garlic, scallions, ramps, asparagus and more.  Check out these photos … Continue reading

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Winter Dishes at Le Pichet

Thought you might like to see a few photos of the Winter dishes recently added to the Le Piche menu by Chef de Cuisine Jack Spiess.  Enjoy.

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October 2013 Cooking Class: French Kitchen Basics

What: “French Kitchen Basics” Cooking Class, Demonstration and Supper presented by Chef James Drohman (each session limited to 16 students). When: Three different sessions of this class will be offered: Wednesday October 16, 2013, 6:30pm to 9:30pm Sunday October 20, … Continue reading

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Chicken Fricasse with mushrooms and creme fraiche

Many people don’t think of slow simmering when deciding what to do with a chicken.  However, farm raised chickens lend themselves very well to this treatment, since they are generally full of flavor, less fatty and a bit firmer in … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken Featured

Le Pichet and Cafe Presse Chickens are Tops You may have caught the photo of Le Pichet’s Poulet Roti on the cover of the Friday Weekend Entertainment section of the Seattle Times on May 3rd, 2013 (see above if you … Continue reading

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Pigeon des Landes roti en poele et sa salade verte

A quick supper dish that really was an inspiration du marché as the French say…an inspiration from a farm stand at the Sunday market at Amou, a short drive north of Orthez in the adjacent region of Les Landes  Pigeon breast, … Continue reading

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New Menu Day at Cafe Presse

The 2013 Spring menu starts today at Cafe Presse…. as usual, the day kicked of for the staff with a menu tasting at quarter to nine in the morning.  You can check out the new menu for yourself by coming … Continue reading

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Spring dishes at Le Pichet

It’s springtime at Le Pichet!  Chef de cuisine Jack Spiess added new dishes to the menu on Thursday, March 21 that reflect the changing season and the new offerings from the farmers with whom we work.  Here’s hoping that these … Continue reading

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Foie gras terrine: why not keep one around the house?

On the lookout for Foie Gras On a Tuesday in November, the display of foie gras at the market in Orthez is an impressive sight.  Not that the market at Orthez is uniquely gifted with foie gras; at this time … Continue reading

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Farm Table Report – University Market May 26

9am Saturday at the University Farmers Market Memorial Day Weekend and the weather feels almost like summer.  Even at 9am, the air is warm, no breeze, few clouds. I took the old number 43 bus to the University Farmer’s Market … Continue reading

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