|The Mardi Gras Gumbo Cook-off. Photo by Buzzy Gordon|
Thanks to the popularity of Cajun cuisine, Louisiana cooking has become world famous. And as a big fan myself, I thought I knew most of what there is to know about the food. Until I went to Southwest Louisiana for Mardi Gras, and attended the annual Gumbo Cook-Off in Lake Charles, that is.
|Mardi Gras krewes vie for the coveted Spirit Stick!
Photo by Buzzy Gordon
For the aspiring chefs who want to make their own gumbo, check out this "How to Make a Gumbo" video by Chef Scott Landry.