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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Calás for Mardi Gras

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014, 5:19 pm in Food and Drink, Shameless Self Promotion- Sharing Successes | 5 comments

I’ll be sharing the story of Calás on the air waves on Mardi Gras weekend!

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Calás-the Search for a Lost Food Tradition

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011, 10:05 am in Food and Drink, History, Recipes-Sweet | 11 comments

Calás, a traditional New Orleans rice beignet, were a dish in danger of dying out completely, until post- Katrina, when it began enjoying somewhat of a comeback, as New Orleanians sought to preserve their traditional foods.

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