Louisiana's rich assortment of sweets and treats demonstrates the state's sweet tooth, making it famous for its culinary delights. Imaginative pastry specialists ad libbed customary recipes during long stretches of apportioning to make gateau de sirop (syrup cake) and bread pudding. Outlaws Bonnie and Clyde were among the first customers of Lea's Lunchroom's pies in central Louisiana. They stopped by while they were on the run. Hank Williams Sr. and Hank Williams Jr. And following his performance at the well-known Louisiana Hayride country music broadcast, Elvis Presley dined at Southern Maid Donuts in Shreveport. Mardi Gras king cake, flaming Bananas Foster, and Cajun Country's pain perdu are just a few of the beloved regional specialties that the author, Dixie Poch, delves into the history and recipes of.
Arcadia Publishing (SC)
8.90 x 6.00 x 0.50 Inches