Turtle Soup for Throwback Thursday

This throwback Thursday it’s time to talk turtle. In particular, turtle soup. Chef to Watch Nathan Gresham (CTW – ’11) works the traditional and the playful side of Louisiana cuisine at Beausoleil Restaurant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His recipe for turtle soup sticks mainly to tradition, with fresh turtle meat, a good dark roux, healthy … Continue reading “Turtle Soup for Throwback Thursday”

Ginger Pork Belly by Ryan Andre

Words: Ryan Andre´ Photos: Randy Schmidt Pork belly can be found on restaurant menus across the South, but often restaurants don’t do it well. Sometimes, you get overcooked pork belly that’s too hard and crunchy. Other times, the pork belly is served under-cooked, still fatty and chewy, the natural fats un-rendered because of poor technique. … Continue reading “Ginger Pork Belly by Ryan Andre”

Simplest Strawberry Tart

Simplest strawberry tart It’s a holiday weekend for us, which means sweet time with friends and family. The hundredth running of the Indy 500 here in our city, a family wedding weekend, and now Memorial Day have brought a festive air to the weekend. They’re a good distraction for us, as our hearts and stomachs are … Continue reading “Simplest Strawberry Tart”

Creamy Almond Milk Pasta with Herbs

Creamy almond milk pasta with herbs | Vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free My favorite thing in the world is not food. (I know, you’re surprised.) It’s not cooking or writing, music or dancing, though those are close. No, what has always been my favorite thing in the world is people. Because to me, people are fascinating. Learning their … Continue reading “Creamy Almond Milk Pasta with Herbs”