A Cajun Family Cookbook by John Gravois
Everyday and celebratory dishes handed by the mother and relatives — all native Louisiana Cajuns — to award-winning journalist John Gravois of Houma, La., who compiled them as a tribute to his family and heritage. Gravois gives you a crash course in Cajun, rendering the region’s specialties accessible to anyone. From party foods like shrimp with remoulade sauce to singular gumbos, jambalayas and étouffées; from favorite sides like maque choux and zucchini pirogues to desserts like pralines and bread pudding; from breads to breakfasts, Gravois¿ cookbook celebrates the bounty of his people’s famous cuisine. All found in this value-priced format. Nothing like it for its size.