Dish du jour — 10-09-2018

Another birthday, another wonderful lunch at Le Gindreau in Saint-Médard.

Yes, this past Friday (September 7) was my wife Jan’s birthday, and to celebrate we drove down to Saint-Médard (less than an hour from Daglan) with friends Joan and Steve from Toronto.

I’ve written often about this restaurant, which was awarded its second Michelin star last year (see “A well-deserved upgrade,” posted February 12, 2017). Its talented chef, Pascal Bardet, continually impresses us with his creativity.

For today’s “Dish du jour,” I’m highlighting just one of several wonderful dishes from last Friday’s birthday lunch. It’s a plate of écrevisses (crayfish) slow-cooked with saddle of rabbit and a small “cake” of light-coloured liver, and served with a savoury sauce, tender green shoots, and tomatoes flavoured with the juice of wild thyme.

And here it is:

A delicious combination.

All four of us left the restaurant after our leisurely lunch feeling well satisfied, and needed only a short rest before continuing Jan’s birthday celebration with neighbours in Daglan.

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