“As soon as I tasted Frank’s cornbread madeleines, I knew one day I was going to put them on my menu.”
Edouardo Jordan served okra stew with duck confit, cornbread, and a poached egg at our 19th Southern Foodways Symposium.
King Cake is a seasonal delight, enjoyed from the Feast of the Three Kings, or Epiphany, on January 6th , throughout Carnival season, ending in Mardi Gras.
Mint and corn make a lovely combination, and they both mix well with gin and lemon.
When I told my dad I’d discovered polenta, he said, “Oh, that’s just cornmeal mush.”
Throughout the West Indies, the Christmas season is punctuated with a unique confection known as Black Cake.
Dora Charles grew up in Savannah, Georgia, where she cooked alongside her grandmother since the age of seven. For twenty years, she led the kitchen of The Lady and Sons.
Picture a standard pound cake, studded with chopped dates and chopped pecans. Now imagine the cake-maker adding a handful each of shredded coconut and chopped gumdrops.
Meet the grand dame of Southern layer cakes.