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 27 avril 2001
Uzès, France

A Cooking Class in Avignon
At La Marmiton with Chef Robert Brunel

Le Marmiton,
the cooking school at
Hotel La Mirande
in Avignon

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Tonight's menu:

   Entree:      Galette de Parmesan, d'Asperges Vertes, et Tomates Confites
   Plat:          Râble de Lapereau aux Morilles
   Dessert:    Charlotte au Pain d'Épices et aux Fruits


Translation:  
Potato crepe topped with green asparagus, shaved parmesan and roasted tomatoes
Saddle of rabbit stuffed with liver, served with morille mushrooms
Spice cake, filled with a cream mousse, served with fruit and ice cream.

Seasonal, and delicious!

 

The Marmiton at La Mirande Hotel in Avignon hosts monthly cooking classes in its 19th century kitchen, complete with a wood cooking stove and a butcher block center table...

 

 

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Chef Robert Brunel, who will direct our evening's escapade, is pleased to have Anne-Marie here to help!


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Chef demonstrates how to prep the rabbit...

 

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...then Anne-Marie and Joseph each take a turn,
with good results!

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Assembling the entrée, a galette with asparagus, tomato confit, and shaved parmesan...

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Voilà l'entrée!

 

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Taking a little break between tasks, sipping an aperitif of white wine with peach liqueur...

 

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Chef Robert gets the plates ready to assemble!
Why is he so much faster and more competent?

MarmLapinMorille.jpg (126954 bytes) Right, the saddle of rabbit, stuffed with chicken livers,
then trussed, pan-seared, then oven-baked.

On the left, the morilles, a delicious spring mushroom.


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Everything is done with elegance, including the table where we'll eat what we've prepared.

 

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Chef Robert and Michael Harnhardt, the Marmiton's director, put together the plates.

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Bon appétit, and not a morsel left on any plate!
What a lovely way to spend an evening...

 

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