Mississippi Current Cookbook: A Culinary Journey Down by Regina Charboneau
By Regina Charboneau
Realize the various nutrients and culinary traditions from the 10 states that border America's most vital river—and the guts of yankee cuisine—with two hundred modern recipes for 30 nutrients and celebrations, and greater than a hundred and fifty gorgeous photographs.
Starting on the river's resource in Minnesota, popular chef/restaurateur Regina Charboneau introduces readers to a local American wild rice harvest dinner, a Scandinavian summer's finish crayfish celebration, and a Hmong Southeast Asian New Year's Eve buffet. subsequent the ebook strikes to the river's heart sector, from Hannibal to New Madrid, that includes a dinner to honor the fellow such a lot linked to the Mississippi—Mark Twain. Recipes are provided for creative menus for such events as a St. Louis Italian unfold that includes the city's recognized toasted ravioli, a farmer's industry lunch, and an Arkansas farm supper motivated via the immense farmlands on either side of the Mississippi.
The decrease zone, from Beale highway to the Bayous of the Gulf of Mexico, provides an perception into the author's river roots in Natchez. integrated are biscuits, shrimp, smoked tomatoes over creamy grits, a brand new Orleans-style Reveillon dinner, and a blessing of the fleet dinner encouraged through the Vietnamese fisherman who shrimp on the mouth of the river.Scattered all through are fascinating sidebars on such subject matters as how the paddlewheel steamboat got here to ply the waters of the Mississippi, the normal canoe approach to harvesting Minnesota wild rice, and the 3,000 mile River highway lining the waterway.
Throughout are attractive photos of neighborhood surroundings, dishes, and constituents taken via well known photographer Ben Fink at the incredible American Queen riverboat and at farms, historical houses, and cities alongside the size of the river.