Saturday, 30 October 2021

A Traditional Product of Louisiana – King Cake – Part 1

King cake of Louisiana

One of specific products of New Orleans, Louisiana is King Cake. The colorful and very sweet style pastries.

The cake is made, eaten and associates with Mardi Gras celebration. It was tradition from French since 300 years ago.

The cake is commonly sugar (colorful sugar) on the top, but there are many variations of filling of inside the cake.

What inside the King Cake is depend on the countries tradition outside French.

In Louisiana, it is commonly bean inside. Moreover, many cakes are filling with combines of several these items:

- chocolate
- pear
- apple
- cheese
- banana
- and almond.


A kind of food, illustration only.

There are a lot of migrants from many countries settled in New Orleans. One of them is Vietnamese.

The Vietnamese communities in New Orleans, Louisiana have their own varieties of King Cake.

What different between local and Vietnamese varieties?

# To be continued to Part 2

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20 comments:

  1. Olá amiga!
    Parece ser delicioso este bolo.
    Muito útil e curiosa esta descrição que fazes da origem deste bolo.

    Parabéns!

    Votos de um excelente fim de semana.
    Beijinhos!

    Mário Margaride

    http://poesiaaquiesta.blogspot.com

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  2. Em Portugal também existe um bolo rei, que tem lugar de destaque na mesa de Natal.
    Doce abraço.
    Juvenal Nunes

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  3. Desconhecia completamente este bolo.

    Em Portugal existe um bolo de mel que deve ser comido no Natal e partido à mão e é uma tradição da Madeira.

    Nice Sunday.

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  4. It looks delicious, it has to be very good, especially the traditions are like this, here at this time sweet porridge is very typical, sweet predominates in almost everything.
    Best regards

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  5. Olá amiga!
    Passando por aqui, para desejar um bom resto de domingo e ótima semana!

    Beijinhos!

    Mário Margaride

    http://poesiaaquiesta.blogspot.com

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  9. A Louisiana é muito rica em tradições e outros aspectos culturais, não? Gostei de conhecer mais este! Obrigado, meu abraço; boa semana.

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  10. Hola, muchas gracias por tu visita y tu amable comentario. Un bollo que parece muy sabroso. Bonito tu blog. Saludos.

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