An expatriate of New Orleans – and professional chef – who has lived in Los Angeles since her childhood, blogs about the journey from New Orleans to Los Angeles back to New Orleans, and points along the way.

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The Caterer’s Job- It’s About More than Just the Food

Posted by on Jan 29, 2010, 4:55 pm in Pet Peeves and Rants, Reflections on the Catering Life, Small Pleasures Catering, Tips on Hiring a Caterer | 3 comments

The Caterer’s Job- It’s About More than Just the Food

The caterer’s job is to fulfill their clients’ desires-giving my clients what they want.

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King’s Day, King Cakes and the Beginning of Carnival Season

Posted by on Jan 6, 2010, 1:12 pm in Food and Drink, History, Holiday Entertaining, Personal Reflection, Recipes-Sweet, Seasonal Celebrations | 1 comment

King’s day- the Feast of the Epiphany- marks the beginning of Carnival season when King Cakes grace every table in New Orleans.

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Fried Shrimp and Oyster Po’Boys

Posted by on Jan 5, 2010, 6:57 pm in Food and Drink, Recipes-Savory | 2 comments

Po’boys are to NOLA as tacos are to L.A. Putting all sorts of things between the slices of French bread has been a way of life for a long time in NOLA- hot sausage, fried shrimp, oysters, catfish and soft shell crabs.

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