Making the Perfect Cajun Gumbo

The perfect Cajun gumbo is not exactly¬†a soup…not exactly a stew…but an ultimately thick and hearty dish consisting of the Cajun Holy Trinity…celery, bell peppers and onions…and perhaps one or several varieties of meat and seafood—such as andouille sausage, shrimp, and crab….and, what I think is the best part, the okra. The perfect Cajun gumboContinue reading “Making the Perfect Cajun Gumbo”

Making the Perfect Tempura

For our final post on using a flour-based batter, let’s talk about tempura. Tempura is a very popular Japanese appetizer or snack. Tempura is actually more a method of cooking, more specifically of deep-frying, that involves¬†coating ingredients…(more on this later)…with a feather-light batter and then cooking it in very hot oil so that you endContinue reading “Making the Perfect Tempura”