Episode 13 – Hotel La Réserve – Cherry and goats milk yogurt cream pintxo (sweet Basque tapas)

“A truly unique sea view”

The Chef: Chef Pierre Boffo , executive chef at La Reserve

At only 24 years old, Pierre is the executive chef at La Réserve. He has trained with some of the best Michelin starred chefs in South West France. He spent a year working in Australia, and brought back new trends from his travels.
His menu showcases modern French Basque cuisine.
When he was little, he loved baking with his grandmother and when he is not working, he loves to eat pintxo (tapas) in Spain.

List of the ingredients:
Ingredients for 2 people:

Sable: Shortbread crust
125 g of flour or 1 cup
60 g of butter or 1/4 cup
25 g of sugar of 1/8 cup
1 pinch of salt
1 egg

Goats milk yogurt cream

200 g of heavy cream or 1 cup
20 g of sugar or 1/8 cup
2 tablespoon goats cheese yogurt
1 tablespoon mascarpone (if necessary)

Some cherries.

Discover this recipe by clicking on the video

Cook at home and stay safe!


The Hotel:

The view plunges deep into the ocean and the beaches of Saint-Jean-de-Luz. Located on a cliff, this wonderful hotel is surrounded by a park. The views are simply breathtaking.
The outdoor infinity pool offers an even more spectacular viewpoint over the Atlantic Ocean.
An early morning swim is just the tonic for city-dwellers seeking nature, or pull up a sun lounger around the pool to take in the vista at your leisure
This is an exceptional site in the Basque Country. The hotel has been fully renovated in 2008.

The Location:

By the coastal path, it is a 15-minute walk to the center of town, St Jean de Luz.
It is 27 minutes away from Biarritz airport and 38 minutes from San Sebastian airport

The Cuisine:

Enjoy a wonderful meal in the secluded gardens of La Reserve, while admiring the panoramic view. The restaurant terrace offers stunning views.
The menu is based heavily around regional seasonal fruit and vegetables, with the flavors enhanced with freshly grown herbs and edible flowers. Vegetarians will have a blast. The chef relies on local products; the fish comes from producers around just 10km away and Saint Jean-de-Luz.

Relax at the spa, nestled between sea and sun and taking full advantage of the sunbeams and the ocean, preserving and soothing the skin.
Explore Saint-Jean-de-Luz a charming fishing port with beautiful residences of former captains.
Taste the famous macaroons, a gourmet curiosity. In Saint-Jean-de-Luz, the Adam pastry shop continues the tradition of macaroons, which Louis XIV feasted on during his wedding …

Our local supplier, Nadege, owner of Ze Chauffeur will be very happy to show her native region



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