Spring

Spring lamb sweetbreads with cream and leeks

Living need the Pyrenees, where sheep’s milk cheese is king, inevitably means spring lamb.  Ewes need to have lambs to continue producing milk, and the male lambs are of very little use on a dairy farm. Thus in the spring, when they are between 30 and 50 days old, the male lambs are culled from […]

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Living need the Pyrenees, where sheep’s milk cheese is king, inevitably means spring lamb.  Ewes need to have lambs to continue producing milk, and the male lambs are of very little use on a dairy farm. Thus in the spring, when they are between 30 and 50 days old, the male lambs are culled from

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First signs of Spring

After the longest of winters, spring always arrives…it just seems to take a long, long time years! So the first spring vegetables to grace the market tables are always a cause for celebration.  Last Saturday, I found spring green garlic, which I snapped up, along with last of the season Jerusalem artichokes.  The two ended

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After the longest of winters, spring always arrives…it just seems to take a long, long time years! So the first spring vegetables to grace the market tables are always a cause for celebration.  Last Saturday, I found spring green garlic, which I snapped up, along with last of the season Jerusalem artichokes.  The two ended

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New on the menu at Le Pichet

New on the menu at Le Pichet for spring: Wild-caught salmon filet, pan roasted and served with sauteed barley, lemon-grilled escarole and shallot beurre blanc. Miam Miam!

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New on the menu at Le Pichet for spring: Wild-caught salmon filet, pan roasted and served with sauteed barley, lemon-grilled escarole and shallot beurre blanc. Miam Miam!

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New to the menu at Le Pichet

One of the dishes on our Re-Opening Menu at Le Pichet is this vegetarian tartine that serves equally well as a shared appetizer or a light main course: Grilled country bread topped with herbed fromage blanc and a spring salad of arugula, fennel, peas, radish and spiced pumpkin seeds and green garlic vinaigrette Le Pichet

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One of the dishes on our Re-Opening Menu at Le Pichet is this vegetarian tartine that serves equally well as a shared appetizer or a light main course: Grilled country bread topped with herbed fromage blanc and a spring salad of arugula, fennel, peas, radish and spiced pumpkin seeds and green garlic vinaigrette Le Pichet

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Saturday Dinner Take out at Le Pichet last weekend

Cold poached salmon from Le Pichet’s Saturday Take Out Dinner last weekend, 5/16. The menu for this coming Saturday’s Dinner will be posted Tuesday morning 5/19…watch our website for menu and ordering details! PS: Hard for us to get used to the to-go containers, lacks a certain je ne sait quoi. Sigh! Yakima asparagus with

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Cold poached salmon from Le Pichet’s Saturday Take Out Dinner last weekend, 5/16. The menu for this coming Saturday’s Dinner will be posted Tuesday morning 5/19…watch our website for menu and ordering details! PS: Hard for us to get used to the to-go containers, lacks a certain je ne sait quoi. Sigh! Yakima asparagus with

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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 a monster!) and because of its absolute freshness. Note that, when a bird still has

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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 a monster!) and because of its absolute freshness. Note that, when a bird still has

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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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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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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 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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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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