By Susan Tucker,S. Frederick Starr
With contributions from Karen Leathem, Patricia Kennedy Livingston, Michael Mizell-Nelson, Cynthia LeJeune Nobles, Sharon Stallworth Nossiter, Sara Roahen, and Susan Tucker
New Orleans food: Fourteen Signature Dishes and Their Histories presents essays at the unheard of reputation New Orleans has accomplished because the Mecca of mealtime. Devoting each one bankruptcy to a signature cocktail, appetizer, sandwich, major path, staple, or dessert, participants from the hot Orleans Culinary Collective plate up the essence of the large effortless via its best-known export: nice cooking. This e-book perspectives the city's delicacies as an entire, forgetting none of its flavorful ethnic influences--French, African American, German, Italian, Spanish, and extra.
In servings of such well-recognized meals as shrimp remoulade, Creole tomato salad, turtle soup, and bread pudding, participants discover a wide diversity of matters. Essays ponder the historical past of refrigeration and ice within the urban, well-known eating places, cooking colleges, and the diversities among Cajun and Creole cuisines. Biographical sketches of recent Orleans's luminaries--including Mary Land, Corinne Dunbar, and Lena Richard--give character to the tales. Recipes for every dish or beverage, drawn from old cookbooks and modern cooks, entire the package deal.
New Orleans Cuisine exhibits how parts, ethnicities, chefs, cooks, and shoppers all converged through the years to make town a culinary capital.
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New Orleans Cuisine: Fourteen Signature Dishes and Their Histories by Susan Tucker,S. Frederick Starr