Cajun and Creole Cooking with Miss Edie and the Colonel: The Folklore and Art of Louisiana Cooking

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This is a unique Louisiana cookbook that teaches the fundamentals of Louisiana's Cajun and Creole cuisines and explains their similarities and differences. Filled with traditional recipes field tested for their ease of preparation and delicious flavorings, Cajun and Creole Cooking with Miss Edie and the Colonel" consists of three parts. The first part discusses the basic terms, techniques, tools, and ingredients of Louisiana cooking. The second part analyzes the varied ethnic influences- French, Spanish, Italian,...

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Overview

This is a unique Louisiana cookbook that teaches the fundamentals of Louisiana's Cajun and Creole cuisines and explains their similarities and differences. Filled with traditional recipes field tested for their ease of preparation and delicious flavorings, Cajun and Creole Cooking with Miss Edie and the Colonel" consists of three parts. The first part discusses the basic terms, techniques, tools, and ingredients of Louisiana cooking. The second part analyzes the varied ethnic influences- French, Spanish, Italian, African, and American Indian-that have contributed to Cajun and Creole cuisines. Significant events in Louisiana culinary history are highlighted, as well as unique cultural food customs. The final section consists of 150 recipes, including: sauces, breakfast dishes, appetizers and dips, soups and gumbos, entrees, vegetables, and desserts."

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  • ISBN-13: 9781581826173
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 11/28/2007
  • Pages: 281
  • Sales rank: 687,054
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2007

    Great Book

    I was privileged to get an advanced copy of this book. It is wonderfully written and gives a lot of history and background to Louisiana Cajun & Creole cooking. The book has lots of wonderful recipes in it. I've shown it to several friends from New Orleans and had them ask me if a particular recipe was in it. I am proud to say that 98% of the recipes I was asked about were in the book, which means that there are many favorite New Orleans treats for everyone included in the book.

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