Posts Tagged ‘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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Cajun Potato Salad Recipe

Cajun Potato Salad

Potato Salad, the always popular side dish, might not be the main course at your next soiree, but if you make it right, it’ll surely be the first thing to go! There are already many different variations of how Cajuns make their authentic potato salad. Most recipes were passed down from mothers and grandmothers and how they…

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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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All About Cajun and Creole Cuisine

All about Cajun and Creole food

Some of the most delicious food in the world is found right here in Louisiana. Here’s why: “You gotta eat!”, is a popular saying in these parts. Mealtime is a huge part of Louisiana culture and I still remember growing up with every visit to every home including a meal. I still fondly look back…

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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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A Real Cajun Breakfast

A Real Cajun Breakfast

If there is one thing you will say about waking up at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion is you will start your day off right with a hearty Cajun Breakfast!   A Real Cajun breakfast is served every morning to our guests.  This is definitely one of the unique perks here at the mansion. First of all, we’re not…

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Holy Trinity in Cooking Cajun Cuisine

Holy Trinity

The Holy Trinity is a classic flavor base when cooking Cajun dishes.  It is typically arrived at by sauteing a combination of diced onions, bell peppers and celery.  Cooking the vegetables in butter or oil releases their flavor, which is infused into any sauce mixture when other ingredients are added. The Holy Trinity  is the…

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Cajun Sampler Dinner

About Cajun Food The Cajun Sampler Dinner is the most popular among guests at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion primarily because most everyone traveling through are anxious to taste our succulent foods. Louisiana is home of the most precious cuisines in the world; even describing the food in a few short sentences can be difficult.  Cajuns prefer…

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Tennessee Guest Eating Crawfish & Enjoying Cajun Life

Eating Crawfish

From Tennessee, Ms Betty is eating crawfish & enjoying Cajun Life for the first time ever. Connecting with her immediately, she is easy to talk to and is so full of life.  Traveling with a friend, Ms Betty wanted to experience whatever she could in Cajun country in just two short days before she headed out to New Orleans. She set…

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Southern Bread Pudding With Rum Sauce Recipe

Bread Pudding is a southern tradition that is served at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion as one of its signature dishes

Bread Pudding, a southern tradition, makes its way at the Louisiana Cajun Mansion Bed & Breakfast as one of its signature dishes.   Although there are many variations, not all bread puddings are worthy of the name. The perfect bread pudding would be exceptionally moist with an “over the top” Rum Sauce. Well.. In my…

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