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  1. Greg Brozeit Greg Brozeit says:

    John T Edge writeseloquently about the value of this book than I ever could in The Potlikker Papers A Food History of the Modern South So I ll share his words instead of writing my own review from pages 81 2 Published in 1978, the year after New Orleans elected Ernest Dutch Morial the first black mayor of the city, Creole Feast was a political manifesto, masquerading as a cookbook, draped in a black chrysalis Black involvement in the New Orleans Creole cuisine is as old as gumbo John T Edge writeseloquently about the value of this book than I ever could in The Potlikker Papers A Food History of the Modern South So I ll share his words instead of writing my own review from pages 81 2 Published in 1978, the year after New Orleans elected Ernest Dutch Morial the first black mayor of the city, Creole Feast was a political manifesto, masquerading as a cookbook, draped in a black chrysalis Black involvement in the New Orleans Creole cuisine is as old as gumbo and just as important, Rudy Lombard wrote French, Spanish, Cajun, Italian all these ethnic groups live in New Orleans, but they are not running the best kitchens in the best restaurants of the city The single, lasting characteristic of Creole cuisine is the Black element Too many writers ascribed a secondary, lowly, or nonexistent role to the Black hand in the pot, Lombard explained Too few recognized that New Orleans culture, food, music, architecture, ceremony, and belief were based on African knowledge and traditions If the chefs who ran the kitchens of Antoine s and Galatoire s were not going to get the pay they deserved from employers or the accolades they deserved from customers, Lombard aimed to canonize them himself.To make his case, Lombard interviewed fifteen black chefs including Nathaniel Burton, with whom he partnered on the recipes Tony Morrison, who had already written The Bluest Eye but was still working at Random House, served as editor Lombard gave the chefs voice and space to share the lessons they learned in city kitchens Leah Chase held forth on how to avoid a gravy that roped on the heat Austin Leslie of Chez H l ne talked through how to cut up a chicken into twelve pieces instead of the customary ten.Sherman Crayton, who began cooking at Arnaud s in 1936, confirmed Lombard s argument that the problems of Creole food were rooted in attribution They say it is a mixture of Spanish and French, but the only people who seem to know all about it are neither Spanish nor French, they re Blacks Lombard worked to frame the lives of these chefs in a way that bestowed honor He accomplished that with a subtitle, 15 Master Chefs of New Orleans Reveal Their Secrets.Jacques P pin, the celebrated French born chef, made the arguments advanced by Crayton and Lombard when he told his biographer that, on arrival in the United States in 1959, he was most impressed by the old guard African American chefs he met, the men and women who worked in the grand hotels and fine dining rooms He thought they had the same gravitas, the same experience honed talent that Frenchmen exhibited.P pin expected those black men to emerge as stars, and was surprised when they did not ascend to the firmament during the American culinary renaissance of the late twentieth century He didn t understand why they failed to get their due As the years advanced and Southern food gentrified, his question would linger in the air, nagging and unresolved


  2. Ariel Rosetti Ariel Rosetti says:

    If a cookbook can be exciting then this is it The recipes are exciting, new, and different This book gives one a clear view to the delicious food offered in New Orleans during that time.


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