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Cuisine Creole (trade) A Collection of Culinary Recipes from Leading Chefs and Noted Creole Housewives, Who Have Made New Orleans Famous for Its Cuisine

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ISBN-10: 1429097442

ISBN-13: 9781429097444

Edition: 2011

Authors: Applewood Books

List price: $19.95
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Lafcadio Hearn's La Cuisine Creole is the first Creole cookbook, one of the great rare classics of the culture. Among its recipes, collected "from leading chefs and noted Creole housewives," are gumbos with oysters, okra, and shrimp; "grenouilles frites" or fried frogs; plum, sweet potato, and gingerbread pudding; and a number of beverages, several of which use absinthe as the main ingredient. Lafcadio Hearn spent close to a dozen years in New Orleans, starting in 1877. During that time, his writings significantly shaped the impressions, myths, and symbols of the Crescent City, many of which live on to this day. Although Hearn was born in Greece in 1850, he chronicled Creole culture and the…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publication date: 8/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.62" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English