Cajun Cooking: History and Ingredients

Cajun Cooking: History and Ingredients
To really understand the roots of Cajun food today, we must look back to the 16th and 17th centuries when the new Acadian arrivals from France were perplexed at some of the unusual foods at their disposal. The Acadians brought their extraordinary …

Real Cajun Food, From Swamp to City
IN a back room at his elegant restaurant, Herbsaint, the chef Donald Link has a conventional office filled with electronic devices, a photograph of his wife and children and four nondescript black swivel chairs. There’s just one maniacal touch: his sausage …
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Iconic Cajun food company celebrates 60 years
Eula Savoie started a business 60 years ago selling sausages made from a hand-operated meat grinder. Since then, it’s become a regionally known business delivering some of the best of Cajun cuisine to the world. Savoie’s Sausage and Food Products is …
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Latest Creole Foods News

Creole Cuisine May Have a New Restaurant in the Works
301 Chartres may be home to a new restaurant by Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts Google Maps Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts may have a new restaurant on the works at 301 Chartres Street in the Vieux Carre. According to construction documents filed by …
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Air France brings Creole Cuisine on board to the delight of many
Air France enlists the knowledge of Chef Babette de Rozières to bring three creole dishes to its Business and Premium Economy services. (Chef Babette de Rozière) The enchanting menu items will be available on departure from Cayenne (French Guiana), Fort …
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Brennan’s New Orleans Shrimp Creole
Here’s the thing: there are 1,001 places to get amazing Creole food around the city. We’re talking classic places that know exactly what they’re doing, exactly how to make a perfect martini, exactly how to summon an actual marching jazz band to shine …


This robot can make sushi in a matter of seconds

This robot can make sushi in a matter of seconds
As robots get more advanced, they will likely take over many jobs in the future — including those of sushi chefs. For a sneak peak at this impending automation, look no further than a new creation from robotics manufacturer Kawasaki. The robot can …
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Kazunori Rolls Into Santa Monica with Affordable Fast Casual Sushi
After over a year since announcing its third location, KazuNori has finally opened its doors in Santa Monica as of last Thursday. The hand roll specialist spawned from the Sugarfish empire has been steadily operating in Downtown and Westwood for several …
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Chirashi Sushi 五目ちらし寿司
Chirashi Sushi is served on happy occasions and at parties in Japan. This bright and colorful dish is made of sushi rice with a variety of vegetables mixed in, and toppings sprinkled over the top. The dishes you see in Japanese restaurants outside of …


Tex-Mex Chicken Fajitas {Kraft Recipe Makers}

Tex-Mex Chicken Fajitas {Kraft Recipe Makers}
For the third, and final, Kraft Recipe Makers post, I decided to make the Tex-Mex Chicken Fajitas. I wanted to try all three cooking varieties that Kraft offered in the Recipe Makers. I had already made the Hickory BBQ Beef Sandwiches in the Slow Cooker …

The 5 Easiest Tex-Mex Recipes To Try At Home
Tex-Mex (a cross between Southwestern and Mexican) is a super easy cuisine to play around with in your own kitchen, especially since it’s fusion in nature and includes a lot of pantry ingredients. The first step to creating your own Tex-Mex dishes at home …
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8 Essential Tex-Mex Dishes
I don’t know about you, but basically all the Mexican dishes I grew up devouring weren’t technically Mexican. Fajitas, chili, nachos—these are all cornerstones of Tex-Mex cuisine. To be fair, for years people living in Texas did refer to these as Mexican …


“We use sustainable development goals and are producing healthy food”

“We use sustainable development goals and are producing healthy food”
The grape season in North America went well for Don Limón, the second year for the company’s grapes in Canada. “However, the European season, which has finished by now, was much more difficult. The year was good, volume-wise – we doubled our imports to …
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2 Boston Restaurants Shut Down Over Health Code Violations
The restaurants were each cited for 19 health code violations. These included allegedly storing raw chicken next to prepared food at Café Med and evidence of rodent activity at Back Bay Sandwich, according to WCVB. Other violations were for employees …
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What does the administration?s FY2018 budget mean for food politics”
Made with deliciously simple whole-food ingredients, this banana ?yogurt? from Nutrition Stripped is dairy-free. The banana blends with healthy fats f … You may not recognize John Mackey?s name, but you definitely know his business. Mackey is the …


Why I transitioned to a vegan diet and how I did it

Why I transitioned to a vegan diet and how I did it
Let me start off by saying that I am not an expert, nutrionist or doctor. I do not have a degree in anything human anatomy related – in fact, I pursued nursing for a hot two months my sophomore year of college, but quit after I failed my first two …

Eating Vegan Food On a Low Fiber Diet
There are slight differences in what different doctors suggest not eating on a low residue/fiber diet, but the rules are generally the same, and may be off-putting to a vegan, especially at first glance. The list of foods to avoid that I received from the …

The Vegan Diet and Weight Loss
The vegan diet involves eliminating all animal-based foods, including items like milk, eggs, and even honey. Learn about diet choices and the portion control needed for weight loss. We respect your privacy. Following a vegan diet means avoiding foods that …
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Does Indian Cuisine Have Mother Sauces?

Does Indian Cuisine Have Mother Sauces?
If you like it, save it! Save and organize all of the stuff you love in one place. Despite all this, I welcomed the intellectual exercise. I asked myself: instead of “sauces,” does Indian cooking have essential wet curries, or a combination of spices …

Why delicious Indian food is surprisingly unpopular in the U.S.
Yesterday, we told you the secret formula that makes Indian food so delicious. But if you think your love for Indian food is shared by everyone—or even most people—in this country, you might want to think again: Indian food may be awesome, but it’s …
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India pitches for FDI in food-processing industry
Pitching for foreign direct investment in the food-processing sector, India has asked the U.S. companies to take advantage of its liberalised foreign investment rules, ready made infrastructure and improving business environment. A high-powered team of …


French Muslims Ease Cultural Tensions With French-Halal Food

French Muslims Ease Cultural Tensions With French-Halal Food
On a recent evening, Les Enfants Terribles, a Paris restaurant that serves French cuisine cooked with halal meat, was brimming with customers. Like many French Muslims, Kamil Saidi, who owns the restaurant, says he was disgusted by the recent political …
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Five French Foods That Aren’t French
In honor of Bastille Day, many an American will be chowing down on greasy French fries tonight, using the excuse of “Hey, it’s French independence day” as an excuse to gorge on the tasty fried potatoes. But, damn, there are simply so many things wrong with …
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Comparing French and Italian Food
According to a very unscientific poll we did on Facebook, the winner for favorite European cuisine by a landslide was Italian. This may be due in part to its popularity in America – after all, entire aisles of supermarkets are dedicated to pasta and sauce.


Seattle’s Next Hot Chefs 2017

Seattle’s Next Hot Chefs 2017
It’s quiet when Chris Hoey arrives for work. Maybe his boss is playing music, but otherwise there’s little to distract him—he doesn’t even get reliable cell service inside the Capitol Hill restaurant’s kitchen. Mornings start the same way: making …

Chefs & Dive Bars: Brent Young on Pittsburgh’s Gooski’s
There may be no more perfect relationship than that of chefs and dive bars. For Brent Young, founder of Brooklyn shop The Meat Hook and culinary partner at Whitfield at the Ace Hotel Pittsburgh, the dive bar romance began in his twenties at Gooski …

Acclaimed One Off Chefs Bringing California Cuisine to River North
Out with Tavernita, in with Pacific Standard Time. Ashok Selvam One Off Hospitality’s Terry Alexander collects coasters and that hobby—plus a trip to California—helped give Publican chef Cosmo Goss and Nico Osteria chef Erling Wu-Bower the new name …
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Latest Sushi News

The Ten Best Sushi Restaurants in Miami
Raw fish. Vinegared rice. Two simple ingredients that revolutionized the worldwide food industry. Nowadays, it’s a bit more complex than just a means of preserving fish in fermented rice. It’s become a fine art form in which master itamaes (sushi chefs …
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Is Sushi Safe to Eat?
Sushi is safe to eat as long as it has been prepared properly. Credit: Joanna Burger A Chicago man sued a restaurant in 2008 for allegedly serving him a parasitic tapeworm along with his salmon. So what about the sushi or sashimi that hungry buyers pick up …
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The Return of Sushi to Cornell Dining
Cornell Dining has added Wegmans sushi to its array of quick café options, now served at practically every café on campus. In the past, Cornell has served Sushi with Gusto in its various cafés, but that brand has been absent for just over a semester.
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