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Crescent City Collection: A Taste of New Orleans
     

Crescent City Collection: A Taste of New Orleans

by Staff of The Junior League of New Orleans
 
Crescent City Collection: A Taste of New Orleans presents culinary and historical traditions, lovingly passed down from generation to generation. Gene Bourg, former restaurant reviewer for the Imics-Picayune, expresses our passion: "New Orleanians have their own scale of cultural values, but none is more deeply imbedded in the municipal psyche than food." Over 250

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Crescent City Collection: A Taste of New Orleans presents culinary and historical traditions, lovingly passed down from generation to generation. Gene Bourg, former restaurant reviewer for the Imics-Picayune, expresses our passion: "New Orleanians have their own scale of cultural values, but none is more deeply imbedded in the municipal psyche than food." Over 250 recipes from members of the Junior League of New Orleans, contributors, and over twenty-five famous local restaurants symbolize the continuously evolving cuisine. Standards such as Red Bens and Rice. Seafood Okra Gumbo, and Bananas Foster are joined by dishes with new twists: Iried Crawfish Remoulade on the Half-Shell. Dixic Brisket. Shrimp Strecotash, and Strectear Strata. Lively culinary sidebars cover topics from Creole tomatoes to how to make a roux to recipes for -- popular New Orleans cocktails. Intertwined with the culinary offerings are fascinating narratives of JLNO Show Houses by Robert J. Cangelosi, Jr., A.I.A. Explore the architectural styles and anccdotal tales and enjoy photographer David G. Spiclman's artistie views into some of the most elegant private homes in New Orleans. The rich, colorful heritage of the Crescent City is displayed in non-culinary sidebars. Did you know that Spanish moss is a member of the pincapple family or that Carrollton was once a separate city? Crecent City Collection: A Taste of New Orleans brings a mosaie of culinary cultures past and present into your home.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780960477401
Publisher:
Junior League of New Orleans, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/31/2000
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.23(w) x 10.26(h) x 0.82(d)

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