Posts Tagged ‘cajun food’

Top 10 Places to Eat Near Lafayette, Louisiana

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Lafayette, Louisiana is the heart and soul of Cajun country!  One of the biggest staples of Cajun culture is the cuisine. Thankfully, Lafayette has an eclectic selection of eateries and hangouts. Varying from casual diners, fine dining eateries, and restaurants with an authentic Cajun atmosphere! Here are our current picks of the top 10 best…

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Christmas at Acadian Village

Acadien Village at Christmas

During the Christmas season, one of the most breathtaking attractions in Cajun country are the lights at Acadian Village. Not only a notable tourist attraction, the venue draws flocks of locals who make it a yearly family event.   Christmas at Acadian Village in Lafayette, La is always a special event in these parts, and is…

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Cajun Tofu Scramble Recipe

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Not everyone who travels to Cajun country is a meat eater. We love to prepare special recipes for our diet-conscious guests using only plant-based ingredients. Our Cajun Tofu Scramble has become a big hit with Vegan and Vegetarian guests at Louisiana Cajun Mansion B&B; they always ask for the recipe before they leave. Food is an important part of…

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Tips for Making a Cajun Rice and Gravy

Cajun Rice and Gravy Browning Process First of all… Don’t Rush It. If you can just learn this upfront, you’ll never say “My rice and gravy isn’t as good as Moma’s or Grandmas”. Stir the meat frequently, and scrape the brown stuff (Grah-doo) off the bottom of the pot so it will not burn. Be…

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Authentic Cajun Scrambled Eggs Recipe

While growing up, if we were not eating fried egg sandwiches for breakfast, we were enjoying Cajun Scrambled Eggs. Cajuns specialize in preparing exquisite cuisine. Our start-of-day meal is no different! Even our humblest of breakfast creations combine ingredients and flavors that will have you forgetting you ever knew about English muffins, Canadian Bacon, Hollandaise…

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Cajun Pancake Recipe

Breakfast is really important to us here in Cajun country. Our love affair with food always includes a good stout breakfast to start the day. Cajun Pancakes? Put down that eyebrow chere! These are not just regular pancakes with the word Cajun thrown in front of them. If you’ve ever visited Louisiana Cajun Mansion  Bed…

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Cajun Grits and Grillades Recipe

Cajun Grits and Grillades (pronounced “GREE-ahds”)  is a southern dish traditionally served for breakfast or brunch.   It is served many different places such as at home, at weddings and parties, bridal teas, and even at classy debutante balls. Grillades are basically pork or beef long-simmered medallions cooked into a succulent Cajun brown gravy; the…

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Mrs Kelly’s Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

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This cobbler recipe is as southern as they come and will have you smacking your lips within seconds!   Imagine walking into Grandma’s house and smelling sweet dough in the oven, knowing it will be coming out the oven any minute and you’ll have the opportunity to taste it soon.  Just smelling it makes a…

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Cajun Culture is Alive at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion

Weekend Getaways in Louisiana

Are you planning a visit to Louisiana? If yes, then today we are going to help you get the most out of that trip! To be honest, when planning a trip, most folks think and plan a lot and tend to focus mostly on the cost and expenditures. We all want to strike a perfect…

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3 Must Visit Places in Louisiana

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When it comes to Louisiana, for the staff of the Cajun Mansion, it’s personal. We live and breathe the wonderful Cajun culture and try our mightiest to pass good will along to all our visitors. Being centrally located in the heart of Acadiana, helps us to be effective Ambassadors of everything Louisiana. Though our passion grows…

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