Saturday, January 3, 2009

Who's your Mama, Are you Catholic and can You make A ROUX !! ??

click on the link to see a video of our friend Dianne Evans of Best Catered Events, CENLA's newest caterer, demonstrating mardi gras slaw on a local Louisiana TV show sponsored by the Louisiana Restaurant Association

recipe for 

Mardi Gras Slaw 

Dianne Evans
Best Catered Events
Marksville, Louisiana
318- 305-7689

Mardi Gras Slaw
1 package coleslaw Mix
1 cup sunflower kernels
1 cup slivered almonds
1 bunch chopped scallions (green onions)
2 packages crushed Beef flavored Ramen noodles

Combine Above. 

Toss together with the following dressing.

2 packages of seasoning from the Ramen Noodles
1/3 cup white vinegar
2/3 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup sugar

Whisk together the above ingredients 
and toss with the coleslaw mixture.

Serves 8 to 10

Dianne served the Mardi Gras Salad 
in red Asian take out boxes 
that CuisinEtc 
shipped to her from NYC Chinatown

crawfish bisque

stuffed crawfish heads

closeup of the stuffed crawfish that was in the bisque
(Pats Fishermans Wharf in Henderson La,
only serves this delicacy floating in the bisque)

Mr. Rick enjoying the fresh oysters

loaded with seafood gumbo