Have you ever wondered how to make Crawfish Bisque or Baked Stuffed Oysters? Find out from an experienced caterer and cooking school owner who decided to share her secrets. In New Orleans, creating a fine dining experience and enjoying it is an art. This book teaches the ambitious cook how to create that art.
From cocktails, to compotes, to pastry and pies, this cookbook offers a bit of everything. Ideas for menus for both formal and informal dinners are also included. So get adventurous and have some fun creating some New Orleans favorites!
Below is a sample recipe from the book for a simple but elegant Lobster Salad.
|1 cup flaked lobster
||3 tablespoons French dressing
|2 cups diced celery
||½ cup mayonnaise
|3 hard-boiled eggs
Marinate lobster with French dressing, let stand thirty minutes. Drain. Mix with celery and mayonnaise, arrange on lettuce leaves and garnish with curled celery and sliced hard-boiled eggs.