Foie gras

Quince compote with bay leaves and vanilla

The arrival of quince on the market stands always signals the beginning of winter for me;  quince are the last tree fruits to arrive at the end of the season and, since they keep well, they are also one of the last available at the end of the year.  My grandma primarily used quince in […]

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The arrival of quince on the market stands always signals the beginning of winter for me;  quince are the last tree fruits to arrive at the end of the season and, since they keep well, they are also one of the last available at the end of the year.  My grandma primarily used quince in

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Confit de canard – preserved duck legs

Confit de canard, or preserved duck, is an indispensable dish of southwestern France and a warm, comforting dish on a cold winter evening. Its origin lies in the culture of duck farming that has shaped the entire region, from the Pays Basque in far southwest, north to Gascony and east to the area around Toulouse.

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Confit de canard, or preserved duck, is an indispensable dish of southwestern France and a warm, comforting dish on a cold winter evening. Its origin lies in the culture of duck farming that has shaped the entire region, from the Pays Basque in far southwest, north to Gascony and east to the area around Toulouse.

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Foie gras terrine for the Holidays

  It wouldn’t seem like the Holidays in France without foie gras.  Between now and the end of the year, Le Pichet will be serving our house-made terrine of whole foie gras as a special at dinner, while supplies last.  Here are some photos to whet your appetite.  

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  It wouldn’t seem like the Holidays in France without foie gras.  Between now and the end of the year, Le Pichet will be serving our house-made terrine of whole foie gras as a special at dinner, while supplies last.  Here are some photos to whet your appetite.  

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