Quintessential desserts from America's favorite food city.
This gift cookbook is a collection of favorite delights from world-renowned New Orleans restaurants and chefs. The 45 recipes compiled include examples of signature New Orleans dishes invented or raised to their highest level in this city. Legends, lore, and musings accompany each recipe, topped off with delicious photographs. Selections include bread pudding from Bon Ton Cafe, bananas Foster from Brennan's, cherries jubilee from Broussard's, sweet potato pie from Dooky Chase, creme caramel from Galatoire's, pecan pie from Camelia Grill, creme brûlee from Arnaud's, turtle cookies from the once-ubiquitous McKenzie's bakeries, pralines from the Poor Clares, and banana cream pie from Emeril's.