The Food of New Orleans (9789625931005)

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Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd.
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over 80 recipes; 77 color photos
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9 X 8

This comprehensive Cajun and Creole cookbook presents over seventy recipes from all the top New Orleans restaurants.

From Brennan's and Emeril to Commanders Palace—providing all the heady Cajun and Creole flavors of this fabulous food city in one handy volume. Author John DeMers is one of New Orleans' leading food writers, and he starts by giving you a comprehensive overview of the history and food culture of New Orleans—an insightful and spirited look at everything this city stands for in terms of food, with incredible photographs including some family album shots of local food celebrities. Next is a detailed "how-to" introduction to the local ingredients and cooking techniques. The main body of this Creole and Cajun cookbook presents incredible recipes for all the classic New Orleans dishes served at leading restaurants—from Jambalaya to Creole Gumbo and Beignets. These Creole and Cajun recipes are all written by top local chefs and restaurants like Andrea's, Arnaud's, Bayona, K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen, Emeril and the Sazerac. Relive the rich flavors of the Big Easy in the comfort of your own kitchen with this book!

Authentic Cajun and Creole recipes include:
  • Pain Perdu
  • Oysters Rockefeller
  • Seafood Gumbo
  • Crawfish Etouffee
  • Muffuletta
  • Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

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About the Author:
New Orleans native John DeMers is the author of thirteen books including Arnaud's Creole Cookbook and The Best Wining and Dining in New Orleans. A former food editor for United Press International, DeMers is editor and publisher of EasyFood and CoastFood, both regional food and wine magazines. He is food editor for New Orleans magazine and for WYES-TV's weekly program "Steppin' Out."