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Menu for August Chef’s Dinner at Cafe Presse

Please help us celebrate La Fin de Chantier! Tuesday August 29, 2017  MENU Les hors d’œuvres Pissaladière Tartare of beets with capers, tarragon, mustard and pistachios on toasted baguette Bleu cheese-sweet corn-thyme beignets Sardines farcies à la niçoise Pacific sardines … Continue reading

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Perfect Finale

A nice way to end a Fall meal in SW France: cow’s milk blue cheese from les Landes, organic baguette, last of the season green figs, chocolate from a local organic artisan and a glass of madiran.

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..and if life gives you grapes…

Fall in the Béarn is different than any weather I have experienced before.  Sure there is rain, even violent rain,  but there are also interludes of intense golden sunlight and clear blue skies between the towering storm clouds.  And the … 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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