Recipes and Stories

3 July 2012: Shrimp Creole

July 3, 2012

Tags: Shrimp Creole, Shrimp, Historical Southern Cooking, Creole Cooking, Classical Southern Cooking

Traditional Shrimp Creole
Without a doubt, Shrimp Creole is one of the most neglected classics in the entire repertory of modern Southern cooking. Though a version of it can be found in almost every comprehensive anthology, and it still turns up on the menu of many Louisiana restaurants, it no longer has the respect that it deserves, and is treated as a hackneyed cliché, indeed, almost as an anachronism. (more…)