Gumbo from How to Wow is a book for gumbo cooks from beginners to experts. This book has it all! It explains the process of making gumbo -- a roux, stock, okra vs. filé and lots of Helpful Hints. By the time the reader is ready to tackle the actual recipes, he’s ready to do it his way, traditional or quick and easy. The Lagniappe section of the book includes bonus recipes like Cajun and Creole Spice Mixes, Candied Yams and Pralines.
Cajun and Creole Cooking is the latest in our line of gift cookbooks and it is exactly like the title says -- for Everyone Everywhere. It's filled with lots of recipes, Cajun and Creole legends and lots of how-to's. The recipes take the heat down a notch but tell you how to add it back in if you want it. There are substitution suggestions for those who don't have access to Cajun ingredients. There is also a great Cajun and Creole glossary and pronunciation guide. Recipes include gumbo, jambalaya, seafood pasta, sauce piquante, side dishes, desserts and much more.