Cooking Up A Storm - Recipes Lost and Found from The Times Picayune of New Orleans. Edited by Marcelle Bienvenu and Judy Walker
New Orleans is well known for its diverse culinary history. After Hurricane Katrina devastated the city, tens of thousands of people lost their keepsakes and family treasures forever. As residents started to rebuild their lives, The Times Picayune of New Orleans became a post-hurricane swapping place for old recipes that were washed away in the storm. In Cooking Up A Storm, Marcelle Bienvenu and Judy Walker have compiled more than 225 of these delicious, authentic recipes along with the stories of how they came to be and what they mean to those who have searched so hard to find them.