Authentic Cajun Cookbook: Easy Recipes from Bayou Country (Paperback)
From the bayous of South Louisiana, Cajun people have devised a unique way of cooking that also reflects a unique history and lifestyle. Most people would agree that home cooking usually beats restaurant fare any day and Cajun home cooking is unsurpassed in flavor and comfort. As Cajun became more well-known and moved into the trendy category, restaurants across the country started offering a "Cajun" twist on menu items. It was a nice attempt at introducing Cajun cooking to the whole country, unfortunately many attempts to "Cajun" a dish simply meant adding hot sauce. Cajun is much more than spice, but rather a unique approach to food of which knowledge has been passed down from generation to generation. This cookbook provides easy, everyday recipes handed down from Cajun moms to Cajun daughters to ensure the tradition of Cajun continues in its truest form. The book includes recipes for: Roux Soups and Stews Meats Seafood Vegetables and Casseroles Desserts The recipes are easy to cook and the ingredients are easy to find in any grocery store.
Mary Scott is Cajun born and raised. She grew up near the swamp lands of South Louisiana and learned to cook from her mother, sisters, aunts, and friends.