Cooking Up a Storm by Marcelle Bienvenu
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Cooking Up a Storm
By Marcelle Bienvenu

Cooking Up a Storm

Recipes Lost and Found from the Times-Picayune of New Orleans

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Format: Paperback

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Cooking Up a Storm by Marcelle Bienvenu

Book Description

After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, thousands of people lost their keepsakes and family treasures forever. As residents started to rebuild their lives, The Times-Picayune of New Orleans became a post-hurricane swapping place for old recipes that were washed away in the storm. The newspaper has compiled 250 of these delicious, authentic recipes along with the stories about how they came to be and who created them. Cooking Up a Storm includes the very best of classic and contemporary New Orleans cuisine, from seafood and meat to desserts and cocktails. But it also tells the story, recipe by recipe, of one of the great food cities in the world, and the determination of its citizens to preserve and safeguard their culinary legacy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780811865777
ISBN-10: 0811865770
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 203mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Chronicle Books
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Marcelle Bienvenu

Marcelle Bienvenu writes the popular "Cooking Creole" column for The Times-Picayune of New Orleans, and has collaborated with Chef Emeril Lagasse on several of his cookbooks. She lives in St. Martinville, Louisiana. Judy Walker is the food editor of The Times-Picayune of New Orleans. She is the author or co-author of five cookbooks on the food of the Southwest.

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