Pork Pantoilettes and Peas with Pancetta, Mint & Crème Fraîche

Last week when I went to pick up the baguette to go with the escargot, I found these sausage patties in the freezer at Providore. They look a lot like pantoilettes – sausage patties wrapped in caul fat – which I have not seen since my family lived in Pineville, LA in the early 80s. So, I picked them up and give them a shot. And since I had crème fraîche left over from the previous week, it gave me an excuse to revisit a recipe I haven’t made in years.

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I went with a bottle of Fool’s Gold that I had picked up at Dwinnel Country Ales in Goldendale, WA during our trip down the Columbia River Gorge over the 4th of July weekend.


Bastille Day

Once again, it’s Bastille Day. I made some escargot and a salad with edible flowers and a crème fraiche, lemon and olive oil dressing. And of course I had to pick up a fresh baguette from little t

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I decided to go with a bottle of the Ivy that I picked up from de Garde on our trip to the coast back in April.

Improvisation – Night 4

I stopped by Tails & Trotters yesterday, and they had a new cut of pork called pluma – which is above the front limbs and behind the head is the shoulder blade. Next door at Providore, I picked up some fresh peas and some baby yellow squash. And I decided to get some more pochini muchrooms since they’re in season.

I know I took a picture, but apparently I was wrong.

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I went with a bottle of Bluto from The Ale Apothecary.