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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10 Things You Must Do When Visiting New Orleans – Part 1

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015, 2:58 pm in Travel | 6 comments

There are so many things to see when visiting New Orleans Here’s my top 10 list- for now. Part 1.

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Brunching at Commander’s Palace – and Their Bread Pudding Soufflé

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014, 1:28 pm in Food and Drink, Recipes-Sweet, Restaurants | 1 comment

Every visitor to New Orleans should experience dining at Commander’s Palace. I was lucky enough to brunch there a couple of weekends ago, where my dining companion had the famous Bread Pudding Soufflé fro dessert.

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Mushroom Bread Pudding

Posted by on Jan 18, 2013, 9:27 am in Food and Drink, Recipes-Savory | 0 comments

It’s appropriate that the first time I taste Mushroom Bread Pudding, was in New Orleans, at Commander’s Palace, over 10 years ago. After all, New Orleanians are thrifty people who live to eat well, and loathe to waste good French bread.

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Chatting with Ti Adelaide Martin of the Brennan Family-from the Origins of Commander’s Palace to Mr.B’s Bistro

Posted by on Jan 7, 2012, 11:34 am in History, Restaurants, Travel | 9 comments

Talking with Ti Adelaide Martin about the origins of Commander’s Palace, the Brennan’s flagship restaurant, straight on to the beginnings of modern restaurant history of New Orleans, and how Creole and Cajun food “crashed” in the kitchen of CP.

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