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 Roux Recipe

Homemade roux is well worth the time to make a delicious gumbo

Cajun Roux Recipe If you’re Cajun, you know it starts with the original Roux recipe for most of our stews and our famous gumbos which we are known for.  It doesn’t matter if you are rich or poor, rest assured a Cajun gumbo will most likely be on your table. Although a dark brown Roux…

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Cajun Shrimp and Okra Gumbo Recipe

Okra is mostly used in Cajun cooking and can be served at Louisiana Cajun Mansion

There are basically two variations of Cajun Shrimp and Okra gumbo; the Cajun Shrimp and Okra kind and the creole Shrimp and Okra kind.  There is a big difference between how each gumbo looks and also how they taste.  So if you’ve been to New Orleans and said you ate gumbo, you didn’t eat a good…

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Romantic Capresse Appetizer Recipe

The Romantic Capresse Appetizer is offered before the Romantic Cajun Dinner meal itself begins, and not only is it colorful and delicious, it will set the stage for the coming Romantic Dinner Feast.  The beautifully prepared Romantic Capresse immediately sets the mood and screams ROMANTIC!    The colors, the artful composition, the care taken in its preparation—will…

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