Tag Archives: Quarterly Chef’s Dinners

Menu for June Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse

June 2018 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse Poule au pot Henri IV Wednesday June 6, 2018  MENU Poireaux vinaigrette aux coques et aux croutons Penn Cove clams marinated with spring garlic and thyme, served cold with poached leeks, shellfish vinaigrette … Continue reading

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June 2018 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse

Poule au pot Henri IV Nearly everyone has heard the famous story of King Henri IV who promised “a chicken in every pot“. What most people don’t know is that Henri IV came from the Bèarn and that his name … Continue reading

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Periwinkles

Getting ready for tomorrow’s Quarterly Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse includes preparing periwinnkes.  Know as bigorneaux in France, small sea snails are poached then picked straight from the shell using a pin and dunked in mayonnaise.  Accompanied by a glass … Continue reading

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Teurgoule trial

This morning I made a trial run of cooking teurgoule normande, the dessert to be served as part of a menu of specialties from the region of Normandy at our Quarterly Chefs Dinner Tuesday March 20, 2018 at Café Presse.  … Continue reading

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Artisan Butcher Demo

As noted in an earlier post, last week, in preparation for our November Quarterly Chef’s Dinner, Café Presse had a visit from artisan butcher Darron Marsolf, who showed us the proper way to break down a pig.  In addition to … Continue reading

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Work starts for the Quarterly Dinner

Preparations began today for the November Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse with the arrival of an entire half hog from Pure Country Pork in Ephrata.  The dinner, which is on Wednesday November 8, 2017, features a menu that makes use … Continue reading

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Fall Quarterly Chef’s Dinner Menu

Fall 2017 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse Tout est bon dans le cochon Wednesday November 8, 2017  MENU Terrine de tête de porc, pommes sauvage aux épices Pork head and kidney terrine, house made dark rye bread, spiced crab apples, … Continue reading

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November 2017 Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse

Tout est bon dans le cochon In November, our Quarterly Chef’s Dinner celebrates all things pig.  Especially for this event, we will be sourcing a half hog from our friends at Pure Country Pork Farms in Ephrata WA and doing … Continue reading

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Menu for November Chef’s Dinner at Café Presse

Café Presse and Le Pichet invite you to fête Fall in Alsace Tuesday November 29, 2016 6:30pm Les hors d’œuvre Presskopf, vinaigrette with shallots and mustard, sliced baguette Mini bretzel stuffed with Munster-chive cream Filet de carpe pochée au riesling, … Continue reading

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