Jamila’s Crawfish, Spinach, and Zucchini Bisque


Jamila’s is one of my favorite restaurants in New Orleans. The owners welcome everyone like long-lost friends and the Tunisian food they serve is spot-on every time. This creamy, green soup dotted with bright red crawfish tails is one of the many reasons I can’t stay away for long. The recipe comes to us courtesy of Louisiana Cookin’ Magazine. Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque with Wild Mushrooms and Jumbo Lump Crabmeat


MAKES 12 SERVINGS Courtesy of Chef Colt Patin, Crawfish Town USA, Henderson, and Louisiana Cookin’ 2 large butternut squash 1/2 cup olive oil 2 medium onions, diced small 3 ribs celery, diced small 1 red bell pepper, diced small 9 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 gallon Seafood Stock (recipe follows) 2 bay leaves 1/4 teaspoon thyme … Continue reading