First Ya Make A Roux It’s true, most Cajun dishes start with a roux. The browned flour in fat is what gives dishes like gumbos, and stews their unique taste and texture. Some of you I know have had difficulty in attempting to make this […]
Tag: Classic Cajun Cooking
Nothing compares to my Mama’s seafood gumbo. So far, I have not tasted one as good as her’s. That’s why I’m so excited to share her recipe with you in hopes you give it a try and become as gumbo-happy in this cold weather as […]
Grandma George’s Croquesignoles (French Donuts) I didn’t know my great-grandma, Grandma George, who was called after her husband’s first name. That’s how the married women used to be referred to in south Louisiana, by their husband’s first names. My daddy’s mama was “Madame Bill” and […]
Jambalaya has been a favorite Cajun dish for a long time. It originated from France and Spain and is similar to the Spanish dish paella. Jambalaya made its way to New Orleans first before the Cajun’s embraced it as one of their beloved rice […]
Gumbo is the most well-known dish of all Cajun meals, and this Chicken Gumbo recipe is the classic version straight from my Mama’s kitchen. It’s easy to follow and turns out delicious every time.