Tag Archives: Vegetables

Sea bass with spring vegetables

It’s a cliché that chefs find their inspiration in the market.  Fortunately, it’s a clichés that also happens to be true, as often as schedules and demands of the kitchen allow (wish it was everyday!).  If a kitchen is available, … Continue reading

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Roasted fennel-potato soup with Gulf prawns, thyme leaves, croutons and honey

This, soup, which is currently on the Winter 2015 menu at Café Presse, was developed by Chef de cuisine Dre Neeley. This recipe makes 6-8 servings.

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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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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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Join Le Pichet at the 1900 1st Ave Block Party

Come by and see us at the  “1900 1st Ave Block Party”, Sunday August 10 from 1 to 5pm.  We will be selling taste-sized samples of a special Market inspired dish at our curbside stand, with 100% of the price … Continue reading

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Cooking Demonstration in the Pike Place Market

What:  Cooking demonstration and tasting by Le Pichet and Cafe Presse Executive Chef Jim Drohman as part of the Chefs on the Cobblestones series When:  Sunday June 22, 2014, from 2pm to 3pm Where:  The Pike Place Market demonstration stand, … Continue reading

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Spring Menu now at Cafe Presse

The Spring 2014 menu at Cafe Presse was rolled out on Tuesday April 8, 2014.  If you haven’t had a chance to come by and try it yourself, here are some photos of several of the dishes…Hope you will come … Continue reading

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Cauliflower gratin

Having purchased a fat cauliflower in the market, our evening meal featured a gratin of cauliflower served with pan seared pork chops.  However, I can’t claim that this was  exactly a “market inspiration”.  Instead, the idea came from an email … Continue reading

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Fall dishes at Le Pichet

Le Pichet Chef de Cuisine Jack Spiess added four new Fall dishes to the menu at last week.  Here are photos of each:        

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