The sweet and juicy peaches of the Texas Hill Country are legendary. When they arrive each summer unscathed by late frosts or spring hails, many Texans breathe a sign of relief! To get you in the ‘ripe’ state-of-mind, we’ve gathered together some of our favorite peach recipes for early on in the season…
The Fig Tree
Fig Tree Restaurant Valentine’s Day Menu Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Ahi Tuna au Poivre Hearts of Palm with Uzu Dressing or Seared Diver Scallop Truffle Nage, Braised Leeks ~ Braised Waygu Short Rib Creamy Polenta, Fresh Oregon Truffles, Natural Jus – or – Lobster and Saffron Risotto English Peas, Spanish […]
Eva Longoria’s ties to Texas are big and bright, and the Desperate Housewives star was indeed shining this past Saturday night at her annual celebrity poker gala in San Antonio. The Eva Longoria Celebrity Casino Night was a HUGE success, and benefited Eva’s Heroes, a charitable organization co-founded by the actress herself, as well as Christiane Perkins-Garcia.
Where do you get the best crab cakes? Ask ten different people, and you’re likely to get ten different responses. Some will tell you that to enjoy a fresh, delicious crab cake, you might have to go to New England. Or, a few select destinations on the East Coast or in the Pacific Northwest.
The Fig Tree on the beautiful River Walk is one of the most romantic restaurants anywhere. The atmosphere can’t be beat. And neither can the food. The Crab Cakes are some of the most delicious anywhere. Enjoy!
This is so easy to make! What a dish from Chef Byron Bergeron of the Fig Tree. The best part is that you can buy a pre-made Crème Brulee from H-E-B or Central Market, and then dress it up with these caramelized bananas.
Why not celebrate love every chance you get! This Valentine’s there are some wonderful choices for you and that oh-so-special someone.
This Pissaladiere is a cross between a pizza and a focaccia, and was made famous on the French Riviera. The Fig Tree makes this tasty dish as part of their a Taste of Provence Rosé wine pairing dinner. “Chef Byron Bougeron shows you how to make a pissaladiere here”:/weekly-gems/2010/06/06/delicious-pizza-from-the-south-of-france/. See below for the recipe. Enjoy! […]
Fredericksburg peaches. Nothing says ‘summer’ quite like those two words. This light and flaky recipe from the Fig Tree uses fresh Fredericksburg peaches…in a fabulous way. It’s easy to make too! Enjoy! For the pastry shells: Cut puff pastry into 8 pieces. Roll out each piece 1/8” thick and line 8 no-stick tart pans. Remove […]
Set your love life on fire at the Fig Tree. This charming, romantic restaurant sits on the banks of the winding San Antonio River Walk. Inside the historic La Villita building, you’ll love the cozy table nooks and the old world style service. Outside, the terraced patio offers incredible views of the River Walk and privacy when required.
The Fig Tree is such a romantic restaurant whether you sit on the beautiful tree-shaded River Walk patio or inside the century old, beautifully decorated dining room. But that’s not all inspires passion at the Fig Tree – the creative French cuisine – as the French would say c’est si bon!