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She's finally here! Gifts From the Ancestors Volume One.

Okra & Tomatoes: 25 recipes from the heart of Acadiana

Our beautifully designed cookbook is a love letter to Southwest Louisiana. The Louisiana Creole recipes were passed down to me from my paternal Grandmother Adele and Mother Viola. The West African recipes came from the curriculum I developed for the West African Influences on Southern Cuisine. The GFTA Cookbook complements the GFTA YouTube Series.

Go to the GFTA Website and download your copy today!


Chef Sheri's Tips


Each Mother Sauce produces two to three secondary sauces and host of derivitive sauces.



The key to developing rich sauces is in mastering the art of making a Roux.



Over-hydrated or thin sauces can be saved by making "slurry"; part cool sauce or liquid plus starch for thickening.

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