“Only a few [Creole and Cajun cookbooks] strive to capture the full breadth of multi-cultural New Orleans; a city with Spanish, French, British, African (slave trade), and Caribbean roots.”
“Wohl pack lots of information into 96 pages.”
—New Orleans Times-Picayune
“Anyone who’s ever dined at a well-known New Orleans restaurant and hoped to recreate its signature dish at home might want to pick up Kit Wohl’s latest gift cookbook.”
—The Baton-Rouge Advocate
This gorgeously photographed book celebrates New Orleans’ renowned seafood. Featured are forty-five signature dishes, accompanied by history, stories, and photographs, that make cooking New Orleans-style just what dining New Orleans-style has always been—an unforgettable, unmatchable experience.
In New Orleans, it’s often been said that people don’t eat to live; they live to eat. Famous for its seafood and the pride it takes in its cooking heritage, this is a city of food and a city for food lovers. It makes perfect sense that such a culinary-centered location would glean so great a variety of delicious recipes including Crabmeat Cheesecake, Stewed Shrimp, Pecan Encrusted Trout, and Crawfish Roban.
In addition to dishes from today’s best chefs, Wohl has added recipes from classic neighborhood restaurants and famous establishments of the past. The inclusion of these bygone kitchens demonstrates the continuity of the development of New Orleans-style food. This assortment is sure to please.