Food, Culture, & Youth: Culicurious Blogger Shares Her Story

Hi everyone, I’m Addie K Martin of Culicurious. I live in New Orleans, and I’m originally from a very small town called Golden Meadow, in the heart of Cajun Country in South Louisiana. Food is a big part of the culture and daily life in my hometown. And also here in New Orleans. When we’re eatingContinue reading “Food, Culture, & Youth: Culicurious Blogger Shares Her Story”

First you make a roux…

Those words were ingrained in me as I grew up, watching my mom and my grandparents cook gumbo, red beans and rice, other Cajun deliciosities. It was simple: flour and oil of equal portions, on medium-high heat. Stir until golden brown, and it starts to get thick. Never step away from a roux. It’s yourContinue reading “First you make a roux…”