New Orleans by the bowl Gumbos, jambalayas, soups, and stews

John DeMers, 1952-

Book - 2003

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Published
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press 2003.
Language
English
Physical Description
162 p.
ISBN
1580083242
Main Author
John DeMers, 1952- (-)
Other Authors
Andrew Jaeger (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

With a history that draws from French, African, Caribbean, and southern American traditions, New Orleans is home to a simmering stockpot of original cuisine. In NEW ORLEANS BY THE BOWL, prominent food writer John DeMers and chef Andrew Jaeger ladle up heaping bowlfuls of the heartiest N'¬?awluns cookin'¬?, sopped with rich local tradition and seasoned with anecdotes and cooking tips. Gumbos, jambalayas, soups, and stews exemplify the bold, improvisational nature of Louisiana cooking, an anything-goes approach born and nourished in its bayous. Shrimp, venison, even '¬?gator-if it flies, swims, slithers, or scuttles, it has found its way into the pot. With more than 110 homespun recipes, this down-home cookbook delivers the best in hearty bowl food. Learn the secrets of building delicious gumbos, jambalayas, soups, and stews from the roux up, and savor more than 110 Cajun/Creole bowl recipes.Includes histories for the region'¬?s bowl dishes, a chapter on bowl cooking essentials, and a glossary of New Orleans cooking terms.