Category: Creole

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Smothered Okra with Shrimp & Crabmeat

Okra, Shrimp and Crab Meat, who would ever think of combing these ingredients together? Well the Creole people and it is surprisingly good. I know okra is not for everyone since not everybody likes that slimy texture but if you will have to try at least one okra dish then...

Geera Pork 1 4

Geera Pork

This is the first time I am posting a Trinidad and Tobago or Trinbagonian dish, in fact our recipe for today is the first dish from that cuisine that I ever tried. Trinbagonian cuisine is quite new to me, due to the fact that it is not so popular in...

Jambalaya 1 4

Jambalaya

Jambalaya is an American (Louisiana) dish heavily influenced by the Spanish and French cuisine. A dish that have big similarities to paella or arroz con pollo it is also made out of rice cooked with an array of vegetables and meats like chicken, seafood and sausages, the big difference is...

Jack Tar (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1 3

Jack Tar (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Me and my wife have been trying all of the different restaurants in the North Wharf since it opened. There are a lots of options to choose from like the Spanish cuisine of Pescado, Creole Cusine of Ms Clawdy to the Indian cuisine of Urban Turban. This time we will...

Ms Clawdy (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 6 5

Ms Clawdy (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

We never knew this place until one night me and my wife were strolling down Jellicoe St on the North Wharf  looking for some good food. We saw this restaurant packed with people so we were intrigued and checked out what’s in there, we had a quick nosy and looked...

Zucchini Bread 1 13

Chicken Gumbo

Gumbo is a dish made out of meat or shellfish slowly stewed in a spice infused stock seasoned with vegetables and finished with a thickener which usually is okra. This thickener is the most important ingredient in this dish as it usually defines what category the gumbo fall in: Choctaw...

Spicy Creole Chicken served in Mashed Potatoes 2

Spicy Creole Chicken served in Mashed Potatoes

Creole is a style of cooking that originated in Louisiana which consists of a unique blend of French, Portuguese, Spanish, Native American and African cuisines. It is nearly similar to itscousin Cajun, the only difference is that Cajun is more rustic style of cooking.  The key ingredient to this cuisine...