When you think of New Orleans, you think of
history, music and of course…Food!
Louisiana is known for its amazing Creole and Cajun cuisines but New Orleans food is prepared in most cases different than other parts of Louisiana. There’s a lot more to the city than gumbo and muffuletta. New Orleans is unique to Creole and Cajun cuisine and its distinctive flavors are history to many styles of cooking. The techniques, preparation, including ingredients like the “holy trinity” of cooking, you’ll find onions, celery, and green bell peppers, contributing to the flavor, along with spices like
pepper, salt, and cayenne.
New Orleans is a blend of various cultures including French, Italian, Spanish, African, German, Caribbean, Native American, and Portuguese, to name a few. The cultural styles of cooking are the sentiment of New Orleans flavors. These favors have garnered a reputation as a haven for Cajun and Creole foods cuisine.
New Orleans food is perhaps the most distinctively
recognized regional cuisine in the United States.