From Gumbo to Jambalaya, bring the traditional tastes of Louisiana to your kitchen with 50 authentic Cajun and Creole recipes, shown in 250 photographs. It includes two deliciously distinctive cuisines - elegant and sophisticated Creole cooking ideas are presented alongside hearty and rustic Cajun food, so you will never be stuck for inspiration. It includes famous classics as well as a selection of traditional recipes that have been updated to create healthy, tasty dishes for today's busy cooks. It helps you spice up meal times with Oyster and Bacon Brochettes, Chicken Sauce Piquante or Roast Pork with Cajun Stuffing. It offers fresh ideas for all occasions and tastes: appetizers and snacks, fish and shellfish, meat and poultry dishes, and vegetarian options, not forgetting divine desserts. It features step-by-step photography, clear method text, and plenty of tips and hints to ensure success every time. Louisiana is home to two vibrant, spicy and famous cuisines: Cajun and Creole. This evocative volume presents a collection of easy-to-follow recipes that summarise the very best of the Cajun and Creole heritage. There are traditional dishes such as Green Herb Gumbo, Blackened Redfish and Chicken and Prawn Jambalaya, as well as lesser-known options including Corn and Crab Bisque, Avery Island Salsa and Maque Choux. The recipes include enticing appetizers, snacks and sauces, meat and poultry dishes, vegetables, fish and shellfish dishes, and delectable desserts, such as Bananas Foster, Pralines and Pecan Nut Divinity Cake. With 250 step-by-step photographs and plenty of cook's tips throughout, this book makes authentic Cajun and Creole dishes simple to achieve at home.