John Besh’s new cookbook “Besh Big Easy” (video) Chef John Besh cooks up a pot of Court-Bouillion in the kitchen at Luke, premiering his. John Besh is a chef and native son dedicated to the culinary riches of southern Louisiana. In his twelve restaurants, event space, entrepreneurial pursuits, and. November By: Colin Kearns, Field and Stream. If you’re like me, you enjoy cooking from cookbooks (I’m useless in the kitchen without.

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Here’s one that I am intrigued by: The Cookbook by John Besh. It is fookbook gorgeous book and a fitting tribute to a unique city. Dec iohn, Kate rated it it was amazing Shelves: I never really read or tried any of the recipies, I just looked at the pretty pictures and read the descriptions of New Orleans food culture great section about duck hunting preceeding duck recipes, etc It was a celebration of pork: May 21, Steven Peterson rated it really liked it.

My New Orleans: The Cookbook by John Besh

His amazing new offering is exclusively brought to fans and foodies everywhere by Andrews McMeel. Trivia About My New Orleans: Once ingredients are assembled and prepared, the actual cooking process is pretty straightforward, beginning with a roux and proceeding therefrom. Lots of old photos and you kohn get a sense of the history of Norleans. If you want to cook classic Louisiana dishes, I would highly recommend you check out this book.

I cookboom red beans and rice. Apr 15, Lucy rated it liked it Recommends it for: A must have, not just a cookbook, but a history lesson and an autobiographical look into his belief in the food and culture of New Orleans.


Makes me homesick, I wanna eat the besj. Gregorio Pedroza rated it it was amazing Feb 20, The author begins by saying Page 1: The boy from the Bayou isn’t just an acclaimed chef with an exceptional pallet. Within most chapters you can find appetizers, sauces, breads, desserts, and entrees.

There are tons of wonderful seafood recipes and New Orleans classics i. It’s a standout addition to any kitchen. John was born and raised in southern Louisiana and still lives there with his family. Archival, four-color, location photography along with ingredient information make the Big Easy easy to tackle in home kitchens. The book is set up differently from most cookbooks.

Maestro Besh lives the life he cooks; he doesn’t just tell us how to prepare Louisiana favorites, he teaches us what mohn dishes mean, with an emphasis on how hospitality can enrich civilization.

But the heart of any cookbook is its recipes.

A stunningly beautiful cookbook that reads like a novel. A great, big, beautiful book with lots of photographs and background information both personal, historical, and about items included in the recipe.

Gorgeous photos and wonderful stories of John Besh’s New Orleans. I was inspired to “read” this cookbook this is one you actually can read by his opening of Luke in SA.

Dec 07, Ladyknightstar rated it really liked it. To ask other readers questions about My New Orleansplease sign up. As he was reading the cookbook, he read many of the stories and recipes from the cookbook aloud to me and would have my mouth watering ev My brother-in-law and sister-in-law gave me John Besh’s My New Orleans for Christmas.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I slowly browsed through this book rather than read it through. Books by John Besh. This is a book I would like to have on my shelf all the time next to my other NOLA cookbooks, of which I am actually collecting quite a few.

My New Orleans: The Cookbook

Hardcoverpages. Of course, I am one of the people who thinks it is high time cookbooks were entered into literature anthologies. Recommend this book for people who love seafood. And this cookbook has a number of recipes featuring this critter. Next time I might try to roll out the dough, shake on some cinnamon sugar, and roll it up jellyroll-style so that there are swirls of cinnamon throughout the braids. We don’t eat much pork in our house, so it was definitely a treat. There is also a great starter chapter with the basics – rice, stocks, sauces.

My favorite chapter was the Mardi Gras chapter. His recipes seem easy to follow and range from the very simple Chilled tomato soup with tapanade to more complex oyster and artichoke soup.

Feb 11, NList rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jul 29, Catherine Woodman added it. Checking out some fun recipes and remembering good times had in New Orleans.

Produced by the stellar Dorothy Kalins.