Book of Famour Old New Orleans Recipes Author:Good Cooks Over 300 Authentic Creole Recipes — New Orleans, the culinary capital of America, has been famous for the excellence of its cooking for more than two centuries. Tourists and visitors from all over the world make it a point to visit New Orleans? famed restaurants and eating places and the Crescent City has long been a veritable Mecca for the gour... more »met and the epicure.
In this volume are printed (many of them for the first time) hundreds of the secret recipes that helped this historic city to establish its fame. Herein is revealed the method of preparing many of the dishes which have caused countless thousands to spread the fame of the Crescent City?s cooking throughout the civilized world.
These recipe and cooking hints have been painstaking culled from old files and extracted from the yellowed pages of many a Creole family?s treasured recipe book. By using the ingredients specified and following the simple directions carefully, any cook of moderate experience and skill will have no difficulty in preparing a delectable meal in the true southern tradition.
There are two primary causes of the truly distinctive flavor of New Orleans cookery. The first is the use of the French ?roux? as the foundation of every meat and fish dish. The second is the liberal use of well cooked onions?????.« less