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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Summer Garden Parties- and a Recipe for Salmon Cakes

Posted by on May 20, 2011, 5:45 pm in Menus, Recipes-Savory, Seasonal Celebrations | 3 comments

These wonderful Fresh Salmon Cakes, created for an outdoor garden party, are great for brunch, but are versatile enough travel into lunch, and even an early dinner meal.

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Fish Friday- Fried Catfish with Gribiche

Posted by on Mar 25, 2011, 6:04 pm in Food and Drink, Recipes-Savory | 2 comments

Fried catfish is a much loved dish throughout the Mississippi Delta region. While the fish is often served with tartar sauce, Gribiche, a French cousin of tartar sauce, has permanently replaced tartar on my menus.

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