Tag Archives: Spring

Pigeon cooked two ways, roasted breast and legs simmered with red wine

A pigeon purchased from a butcher in les Halles de Pau was the inspiration for this spring meal. This bird caught my eye because of its robust size (the butcher described it as assez pour deux, basically meaning it is … Continue reading

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Dinner on the patio

Mackerel filets from Saint Jean de Luz, sauteed and served with bay leaf roasted new potatoes, fava beans, spring onions and lamb jus. Here are some photos of the preparation:

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Market bounty, Orthez April 2019

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New for spring at Le Pichet

New for spring on the menu at Le Pichet: Rustic Lamb-pork caulfat sausages, pan roasted and served on roasted radicchio, salsify, garlic confit, pine nuts and nettle-herb pistou

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New on the menu at Le Pichet

Just added to the menu at Le Pichet: Broiled Washington asparagus served with chopped white and yolk of hard cooked egg, herb-lemon crème fraîche and crispy shallots

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Spring Lamb & Asparagus Fête at Café Presse

It’s Spring in the Northwest! What more reason do we need to celebrate? How about local asparagus and spring lamb? Café Presse and Le Pichet Executive chef Jim Drohman and Café Presse chef de cuisine Patrick MacWhorter are teaming up … Continue reading

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