File Gumbo Recipe

I finally got around to making a Fil&#233 Gumbo to take my pure Sassafras Fil&#233 powder for a test spin. I found that the flavor is much more subtle, and the thickening power is about 10 times that of the store bought. I’ve always felt that the store bought Fil&#233 always hijacks the flavor of […]

Homemade Fil&#233 Powder

From Nola Cuisine I finally made a small batch of homemade Fil&#233 Powder, and I can’t believe the difference between the true Fil&#233 and the store bought variety. The Fil&#233 that I made smells subtle and fruity like coriander seeds, or as my wife said, “Fruit Loops.” It’s color as you can see, is army […]

Fil&#233 Powder

If you’ve ever wondered how Fil&#233 (FEE-lay) Powder is made, or would like to make it yourself, check out THIS LINK! Fil&#233 powder is a NOLA Cuisine Staple, which is made from the ground, young and tender leaves of the Sassafras tree (Sassafras root is the original flavoring of root beer). The Choctaw Indians, native […]

My Creole & Cajun Recipe Page

Amazon.com Widgets Custom Search Here is my growing list of Cajun & Creole Recipes! Appetizers Fried Okra Natchitoches Meat Pies Oma’s Beef Croquettes Bean Dishes Red Beans & Rice (with Andouille & Tasso) Red Beans & Rice (with Smoked Ham Hocks and a side of Chaurice Sausage) Red Beans & Rice (with Pickle Meat and […]