For a member of the Parret family, I am republishing this post. Thanks for visiting Ines and tell the Parrets that we miss them.
As Jade was off with her class today, Gilbert and Gilberte Parret invited me over for the afternoon. I love eating there.
They have a cozy, outdoor, summer kitchen that looks out onto their front garden, complete with a back-in-the-day Lacanche stove like mine, only they had theirs first.
As always, this was a relaxed, leisurely meal with no time limit and lots of conversation. We began with a wine aperitif of Bailly cremant and cute yellow tomatoes from the garden with salt, pepper, bread and butter.
I have to get a yellow tablecloth!
The entree was an interesting salad of hearts of palm, tuna filets, crab surimi, garden lettuce, tomatoes and parsley with a traditional vinaigrette. M. Parret is an avid gardener and likes to showcase…
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