It is said that the USA has given the world 3 unique art forms, Jazz, the Comic Book, and Creole food. Creole cuisine from Louisiana combines influence from French, Spanish, West African and Native American traditions into something that is very American – a Melting pot. Jambalaya is a creole version of Paella, basically it’s […]
Slow Squid – Ala Raymond Blanc
When cooked slowly for an hour the squid totally changes texture and the rubbery collagens in the meat melts and turn into gelatin – and the mouth feel is almost like silken Tofu. But the most amazing transformation is the flavour – quick squid deep fried is almost tasteless by comparison, but when you slow cook the squid it imparts a delicious fresh seafood taste to the stew.