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I probably dreamed bseh creole cooking for a week straight! This would a good book to own and to read randomly, or closely and with purpose.

My New Orleans: The Cookbook

A must have, not just a cookbook, but a history lesson and an autobiographical look into his belief in cookbkok food and culture of Bdsh Orleans.

I have not tried any of his recipes yet. Have cooked seven recipes so far from this book and all have been fabulous. In it, he writes about the history of the dishes, ingredients, and the importance of them to NOLA, regionality, and his own personal anecdotes.

I’ve had the pleasure of eating his food, and thanking him for it face to face long before the cult of the celebrity was hosted upon chefs. There are tons of wonderful seafood recipes and Cookbpok Orleans classics i. The pictures are lush and the besy and genuine.

It’s the perfect blend of contemporary French techniques with indigenous Southern Louisiana products and know-how. As he was reading the cookbook, he read many of the stories and recipes from the cookbook aloud to me and would have my mouth watering ev My brother-in-law and sister-in-law gave me John Besh’s My New Orleans for Christmas.

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And the book provides a recipe. Feb 08, Karen rated it it was amazing.

John Besh has many restaurants in the New Orleans area. I thought the temp was a little too high, and sure enough it turned out dry and a little too brown.

I enjoyed the contemporary take on New Orleans food, which included fresh and organic locally grown delights. I have enjoyed jambalaya before.

This is a book I would like to have on my shelf all the time next to my other NOLA cookbooks, of which I am actually collecting quite a few. Lists with This Book. Aug 02, Megan rated it liked it. But the h The author begins by saying Page 1: It seemed to say this is how people in New Orleans have always cooked. It was a celebration of pork: Read the full review here on my blog.

A great, big, beautiful book with lots of photographs and background information both personal, historical, and about items included in the recipe. This should be handed down for generations as a classic cookbook of American literature. La Provence, a rustic French restaurant and mini-farm just north of New Orleans.

The measurements and cooking times are there as guidelines. An amazing chef, and an equally thoughtful book. The thigh meat was better, I think, but the recipes were really similar. Dec 25, Danette rated it it was amazing. Mar 17, Lisa rated it liked it Shelves: Once ingredients are assembled and prepared, the actual cooking process is pretty straightforward, beginning with a roux and proceeding therefrom.


My husband read My New Orleans cover to cover first, and I almost stole it away from him before he finished. And this cookbook has a number of recipes featuring this critter. Mar 30, Roger Sherman rated it it was amazing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Jul 29, Catherine Woodman added it.

The author begins by saying Page 1: They are all mixed together just as they would be for a meal. Vaike Lillemagi rated it really liked it Oct 18, The ex-marine’s passion for the Crescent City, its people, and its livelihood are main courses making him a leader of the city’s culinary recovery and resilience after the wrath of Hurricane Katrina.

And here is a recipe for shrimp, chicken, and Andouille jambalaya. It is a gorgeous book and a fitting tribute to a unique city.

Two Great Recipes From Two New Cookbooks — Chef John Besh

The focus is on New Orleans cooking and ingredients. His amazing new offering colkbook exclusively brought to fans and foodies everywhere by Andrews McMeel. A stunningly beautiful cookbook that reads like a novel. I have not done much New Orleans cooking, so I find this book of considerable interest.

As is the Pork Rillette.