Southwest Louisiana. For most people, the name itself evokes images of good food-which is because food is an integral and inseparable part of the area's past as well as its present. Pirate's Pantry: Treasured Recipes of Southwest Louisiana is a bountiful collection of family and regional recipes, with a spicy lagniappe of local historical lore that reflects the Creole and Cajun flavor of this unique area, steeped in mystique and legend. The notorious pirate Jean Lafitte was a frequent visitor to the local Creole tables, and his legend lives today throughout the swamps of southwest Louisiana.
Teaming with seafood, the local waters offer an abundance of ready possibilities for creative and delicious dishes. Sink your teeth into some Creole Jambalaya or Trout au Gratin. Sample mouth-watering Crab Meat Quiche or Shrimp Thermidor. Delight in a delicious char-broiled Venison Roast or Grillades and Grits. Wonderful recipes such as these will greet you throughout the pages of Pirate's Pantry, delivering the distinctive flavor of southwest Louisiana to your table.
Treasured Recipes of Southwest Louisiana
By the Junior League of Lake Charles, Lousiana.
480 pp. 6 x 9
82 Illustrations - Index
EAN: 978-0-88289-865-0 hc