Down-home recipes celebrating the flavors, culture, and spirit of the most vibrant and historic neighborhood in the Big Easy.
Bordering its touristy French Quarter twin, the Treme neighborhood is the true birthplace of New Orleans jazz culture. From its earliest days as a neighborhood for free people of color, it has long been famous for its distinctive architecture, creative music and flavorful cuisine. Now, Taste of Treme captures this vibrant district with an authentic collection of its most mouth-watering dishes and tasty cocktails.
From scrumptious Po' Boy sandwiches, spicy Creole Gumbo, and colorful Mardi Gras Pasta Salad to incredible Shrimp Creole, flaky beignets, and King Cake Cupcakes, this book includes everything that makes Treme a one-of-a-kind foodie destination.
Unequaled for its depth of soul and legendary appetite for life, the Treme neighborhood has recently gained national attention from the critically acclaimed HBO show of the same name. With the recipes in Taste of Treme, fans of the show--or anyone else who craves the most deliciously satisfying soul food--can create authentic Big Easy cuisine that laissez les bons temps rouler.