A Sunny Sunday Morning on our Patio

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Thanksgiving Dinner, Pierre Lafond Style

11.11.13-menu-clipIt’s that time. Be sure to order your Thanksgiving meal – including organic free range turkey – or a la carte items by this Friday, November 16th.

Whether you just need a hand filling in a few side dishes on your holiday table or if you want us to take the whole shebang off your hands so you can relax, we’re here to help!

To see Menu: www.montecitoshopping.com
Call Market to Order: 805.565.1504

Chocolate. Just Because.

There’s nothing like chocolate for a little mid-week joy or to share with someone you love!

Go straight for the good stuff from local SB chocolate alchemists Chocolats Du CaliBressanand Jessica Foster Confections. Salut!

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Nectar of the Gods

11.01.13A single cell of honeycomb is filled with the concentrated nectar of thousands of flowers, the healthiest and most raw form of honey available. A delicacy of nature straight from the source, Savannah Bee Raw Honeycomb is hand-cut from the frame and boxed with no additional treatment or processing. Honeycomb paired with cheeses, fruit and edible flowers is a gorgeous and delicious spread for guests. 100% Edible.

KSA Kosher Certified. Now available at Pierre Lafond Market.

And did you know honeycomb wax is great allergy therapy? Chew a small amount of the wax from raw honeycomb for 20 minutes every day to naturally boost your body’s defenses.

Montecito Market, 516 San Ysidro Road, Montecito CA 93108 (805) 565 1504

Pomme Parfaite

10.26.13-applesOur organically-grown Fuji apples from Santa Ynez are getting a lot of attention as they delight with their perfect juicy blend of sweet and tart. For a satiating snack or for making homemade apple pies, these are exceptional apples!
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Taste of Italy

11.1.13Looking to add the flavor of authentic Italy into your kitchen? Gradassi Extra Virgin Olive Oils are infused naturally with a wide array of flavors including a few of our favorites – Basil, White Truffle and Black Truffle.

The Gradassi family follows a centuries’ old family tradition, carefully handpicking olives and milling them on their estate which dates back to 1639. Their passion for warmth, simplicity and authenticity produces one of the most spectacular olive oils in Umbria.
Montecito Market, 516 San Ysidro Road, Montecito CA (805) 565 1504

Farm Fresh Pancakes

Sensory overload may be the best way to describe the aromas and taste of fresh made Stonewall Kitchen Pancakes right in your own kitchen. Make everyone’s day and whip up a batch of one of these best-selling pancake mixes – Blueberry, Farmhouse, Banana or Buttermilk. Top with Stonewall Kitchen Maple Syrup for a truly blissful morning.
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Stonewall is real maple syrup straight from Maine maple trees to your table. Delectably smooth and expertly crafted, this syrup is rich in flavor and color, eagerly harvested after the frost has gone and the maple tree sap starts to run.

One of the most delectable syrup tastes Stonewall’s created is Butter Pecan – rich butter with a hint of salt and southern pecans. You may think this syrup rained down from confectionary heaven. Can you taste it? Warm and drizzle over your vanilla ice cream or over waffles, pancakes or French toast for a divine encounter.

For a delicious and practical housewarming gift, come by the deli, gather your favorite flavor of pancake mix and syrup, one of our ceramic mixing bowls, a decorative dish towel or add a mixing spoon and you’re good to go!
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The story of Stonewall Kitchen begins with the extraordinary journey of two friends, Jim Stott and Jonathan King, who were waiters, cooks and avid gardeners. From the beginning, the company was based on ideals born out of Maine: unspoiled beauty, wholesomeness, a sense of community. It is a testament to the art of food and the growing public interest in wholesome, quality and tasty ingredients. “If you really produce a high quality item, you’ll be successful.” That’s the secret according to Jim and Jonathan.

SodaStream

10.18.13-sodastreamWant the freedom to fizz and flavor your drinks at home?

SodaStream is now available at Pierre Lafond Market.

Eliminate plastic bottles.
Create your own soda and water flavor combos.
Lower calories, carbs, sugar and sodium.

Making carbonated water and soft drinks is simple. Turn tap water into sparkling water in under 30 seconds, with no clean-up. Enjoy the freshness and convenience of homemade soda and protect the environment at the same time. No heavy bottles to carry, store at home or throw away. Fizz to your taste and add the flavor of your choice to make your favorite drink. Simple to clean and reuse. With a variety of colors and silhouettes, there’s a soda maker for every aesthetic.
Home Soda Makers, 60L & 130L, Exchange and Spare Carbonators and various soda mixes available at Pierre Lafond.

Tacos, Aloha Style!

10.16.13Have you tried our Hawaiian Tacos yet? They’re one of Chef Ricardo’s most requested creations and we’ve finally officially added them to our daily menu. Made with chicken breast, pineapple, bell pepper, onion, avocado & cilantro, they make a delicious lunch for one, to share or ordered by the platter for group events. Topped with salsa and a squeeze of lemon, we think of them as a little bit of heaven in a corn tortilla!

Immune Boosters

10.13.13-immuneEverything we put in our bodies either hurts us or helps us. So, while trying to keep yourself and your family healthy this season, make every ounce count. Pierre Lafond Market is stocked with fresh nutrition-dense foods. Here are just a few power food ideas to keep your immune system strong:

Foods Rich in Vitamin C
Strawberries, raw tomatoes, citrus fruits, red peppers and broccoli are packed with Vitamin C which makes your white blood cells more active with infection-fighting energy.

Honey
Honey soothes sore throats and has antimicrobial properties that help fight off infections. Taking a spoonful every day will power-up your immune system with its numerous live enzymes, vitamins and minerals. (Note: don’t give honey to children under 2 years of age, as they can develop infant botulism from spores which with the honey might be contaminated.)

Ginger
This gnarly little root has both antiviral and antibiotic properties and is rich in vitamin and minerals. It helps to inhibit bacterial growth, is a powerful antioxidant, and is super-effective at killing off the common cold virus. If you’re already sick, ginger will help to lower your fever and calm chills.

Tea
Black tea and green tea are packed with antioxidant flavonoids that help repair cellular damage when you’re still healthy, while herbal tea like peppermint or ginger soothe queasy bellies if you’re feeling under the weather. Tea helps replenish your body’s fluids and, most importantly, it’s soothing and comforting.