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Title Gumbo life : tales from the Roux Bayou / Ken Wells.
Author Wells, Ken, author.
Publication New York : W.W. Norton & Company, independent Publishers since 1923, [2019]
Copyright date ©2019
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xxv, 259 pages) : map
Call # eBOOK
Note Includes recipes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Roux awakening -- Academic gumbo: it's a swamp out there -- Gumbo gets going : Hank, Ted Kennedy, and the Great Wall of China -- Gumbo Inc. -- The meaning of "T" : man in the land of a zillion chefs -- Feasting among the poule d'eau cookers -- Moby gumbo -- Ready, set, cook! -- Creole gets its Cajun on -- Gumbo hunting in Treme -- My gumbo life -- The glory of gumbo's pantry -- Gumbo as destiny -- Serpents on the Roux Bayou -- Bayou black today -- The gumbo highway and gumbo life converge.
Summary In this culinary memoir, Ken Wells delves into the history and culture of gumbo, a dish that reflects the diversity of the people who cooked it up: French aristocrats, West Africans in bondage, Cajun refugees, German settlers, Native Americans. Wells travels his native Louisiana to spend time with chefs cooking gumbo, at gumbo contests, at a gumbo factory, and at an iconic New Orleans restaurant.
Note Print version record.
Subject Wells, Ken -- Travel.
Gumbo (Soup) -- History.
Cooking, Acadian.
Louisiana -- Social life and customs.
HOUSE & HOME -- General.
Wells, Ken. (OCoLC)fst01549896
Cooking, Acadian. (OCoLC)fst01753219
Gumbo (Soup) (OCoLC)fst00949348
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
Louisiana. (OCoLC)fst01207035
Genre Electronic books.
Cookbooks. (OCoLC)fst01752725
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Cookbooks.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Wells, Ken. Gumbo life. First edition. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, independent publishers since 1923, [2019] 9780393254839 (DLC) 2018048425 (OCoLC)1037811098
ISBN 9780393254846 (electronic bk.)
0393254844 (electronic bk.)

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