My friend, LSU classmate and sorority sister, Monica Joseph Butler Johnson, was a woman in a thousand: exuberant, intelligent and the life of every space she ever stepped into. In south Louisiana, it’s not a party unless there’s some seafood pasta, and I humbly dedicate my Pasta Monica to the girl from St. James, Louisiana who embodied everything… Read More Friends and Foodways: Pasta Monica
SoulCreole is a philosophy of cooking rooted in the southern Louisiana culinary tradition and complemented with the culinary heritage of the Mississippi Delta. SoulCreole’s one rule: FLAVOR. The food must have taste. You want arugula on your po-boy instead of iceberg lettuce? Sure. Smoked turkey in your red beans instead of pickled pork? Fine. Brown rice or (gasp!)… Read More What is SoulCreole?