Tag Archives: Breakfast pastries

Buttermilk biscuits à la Café Septième

This recipe came from my friend Richmond Tracy who was head baker at legendary Seattle Café Septième, now long departed.  The original location in Belltown was a tiny hole in the wall with three south-facing tables outside, where you could … Continue reading

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Brioche is back!

House-made brioche are back at Le Pichet and Café Presse. Made from a rich dough with eggs, butter and milk, they come hot out of the oven every morning when we open! Served with butter and house-made jam, they are … Continue reading

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Breakfast starting at 9am

Café Presse is up and serving breakfast Wednesday through Sunday starting at 9am. Omelettes, baked eggs, house-made pastries and Caffe Vita coffee. And coming soon, we will once again be serving our house-made whole milk yogurt with toasted walnuts and … Continue reading

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New breakfast pastry at Café Presse

New for Fall 2019, Pumpkin Pecan coffee cake. Miam Miam.

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Big beautiful brioche photo

This photo of the brioche at Le Pichet comes courtesy of widely-admired food writer Ronald Holden, who writes, among other things,  the self-described “crisp, crunchy words, typed fresh daily” that make up  the  blog Cornichon.org Says Ronald: Had the Oeufs … Continue reading

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Quince Jam

Quince are an under appreciated fruit.  Cooks know them as the last fruit to be harvested in the Fall, and the real indication that winter in Seattle is on its way.  My grandmother use to include them in other jams … Continue reading

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Almond Breakfast Cafe

This dense, almond cake is featured every morning as a breakfast pastry at Cafe Presse, along with our house-made croissants, pain au chocolat and brioche.  Thanks to Desiree for requesting this recipe. Makes 1 cake, about 6 to 8 servings … Continue reading

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