Vanessa Lewis

Recipe – Louisiana Beef & Vegetable soup

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 pounds beef short ribs 1 pound stew meat 2 quarts cold water 2 cups beef stock 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 can of tomato paste with...
Breadfruit Recipe

Breadfruit Recipes

Thai Sakay Chuem (Breadfruit in Syrup) Castor sugar is the main ingredient of Sakay Chuem. The methods of making Sakay Chuem is similar to other boiled syrup desserts. Choose glutinous breadfruits and soak...

Kreol Magazine Cook Off

Interview with the winner, Angela Gradney Dickolous. The Kreol Magazine Cook Off was keenly contested this year, but Team Gradney proved themselves more than worthy winners. Team boss, Angela, spoke to the...
Cafe Fricassee

Café Fricassée reopens its doors

Restauranteur Barry Reeves and head chef Maureen Little have joined forces to create an exquisite and unique soul food menu. Kreol visited them in their charming establishment Café Fricassée to find out more...
Sausage and Chicken

Boobie’s Gumbo – Chicken & Sausage

Gumbo may arguably be the most famous of all Louisiana dishes. So many versions exist that everyone has their own way of preparation, consistency, main ingredients, & kind of Gumbo; chicken & sausage,...
Jambalaya

Recipes – Boobie’s “Creole Jambalaya”

Jambalaya means several different things to different people. The only common ingredient is the rice & if it isn’t cooked with the base/trinity just right, your Jambalaya is just rice dressing. Now,...
Recipe Boobies

Boobie’s – “Creole Pork Backbone Stew”

For countless years, no hog butchery was complete without cooking that fresh pork backbone in a thick fricasse’/stew. With the added ingredients of  that delicious boudin & crackling for all...
food

Healthy Foods – Keeping the Focus

The food industry claims the reason for the members of the public being fat is primarily due to a lack of physical exercise. You, I, lack discipline! To some extent they are correct, but they do not provide...
nina

Nina Compton – On Life after Top Chef

A Top Chef finalist, Nina Compton is ready to move forward with her life and career. Her journey until now has been an exciting one. Oddly enough, Nina began her A-levels with the study of agriculture,...
recipe

3 Incredible & Simple Steak Sauces

Peppercorn, mushroom, béarnaise -- as great as the classics sauces are, sometimes it's good to mix it up a little. If you seriously love cooking (and eating) steak, the chances are you've done the usual...