Are you looking for authentic, Cajun recipes that:
• are not fancy but are simple and easy to prepare?
• are not extremely hot from pepper but still have a kick to them?
• do not use wine as part of the cooking?
• do not require expensive or exotic ingredients?
• do not contain cream or pasta as ingredients?
• can help you feed a hungry family or crowd?
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Cajun cuisine is a simple cuisine that was developed out of necessity. The British deported the French speaking Acadian people from Canada to the Acadiana region of Louisiana, U.S. These refugees, often with large families were destitute. Regardless of what occupation the head of the household held, most families also farmed. They learned to live off the land to provide food for their large households. As a result, the Acadians, or Cajuns as they came to be called, adapted their rustic French cuisine to the locally available ingredients such as rice, crawfish, and sugar cane, all abundant in Louisiana.
It is a common misconception that Cajun food is hot and spicy. While an authentic Cajun dish will usually have a bit of a "kick," it will not be eye-wateringly hot. While cayenne pepper is the predominant choice during preparation, ground black pepper and white pepper are also used. If someone wants a dish hotter they can add additional pepper at the table, and if you have a need for less "kick" then just lower the amount of cayenne and other peppers used in the preparation.
Authentic Cajun cooking features simple preparations. Recipes use predominately readily available ingredients such as aromatic bell peppers, onion, and celery which are finely diced and combined in cooking. Parsley, bay leaf, "onion tops" or scallions, and dried cayenne pepper are characteristic seasonings in Cajun cuisine.
An authentic Cajun meal is usually cooked in three pots. The first pot is dedicated to the main dish which normally contains some protein source such as game, crawfish, or other type of river creature. The second is a grain dish such as steamed rice or skillet cornbread. The third pot contains whatever vegetable is plentiful or available.
Outside of Louisiana, Cajun cuisine is frequently confused with Creole cuisine and many do not make a distinction between the two. Generally speaking Cajun cuisine descended from the peasantry in France while Creole evolved in the homes of the well-to-do aristocrats. Since the two are often intertwined, you will find that the best Cajun and Creole cuisine recipes have been included for your culinary delight.
Inside the pages of Delicious Cajun Recipes, you will find tasty, traditional Cajun recipes as well as a selection of unique variations like:
• Crawfish Etouffee|
• Crawfish Pie
• Crab Meat Au Gratin
• Shrimp Creole
• Catfish Courtbouillon
• Red Beans and Rice
• Creole Cabbage Rolls
• Creole Green Beans|
• Coconut Candies Yams
• Stuffed Merliton
• Seafood Gumbo
• Steak Rouille
• Crab Cake
• Magnolia Bluepoint Crab Tarts
• Oyster Chowder Soup|
• Peppery Stuffed Crab
• Crab Meat Remick
• Barbecue Shrimp
• Duck Sausage
• Grilled Redfish
• Crab Stuffed Eggplant Royal
• Crawfish with Spicy Lobster Sauce
• Shrimp and Tortellini Salad
• Chicken and Sausage Gumbo|
• Blackened Fish
• Cajun Hot Buffalo Wings
• Down South Jambalaya (Chicken and Sausage)
• Uncle Steven's Bar-B-Q Ribs
• Mardi Gras Scampi
• Shrimp Creole
• Deep Fried Carrot Fritters
• Louisiana Pralines
• and Many More Great Recipes...
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