Food blog:

“Classic Crawfish Étouffée.” Cajun Crawfish, 2017,

For a food blog full of Cajun Recipes, check out for more recipes for the cuisine. The recipes are classics of Cajun cuisine and are bound to help produce the most delectable of foods.


Cajun Cookbook

Wilson, Justin. The Justin Wilson #2 Cookbook: Cookin’ Cajun. Gretna, La. : Pelican Pub. Co., 1979., 1979.        EBSCOhost,


This cookbook is wacky from the start. Justin Wilson records varieties of different recipes for varieties of different Cajun dishes. As well as a Cajun dialect written throughout the book. You can’t go wrong if this is the cookbook in your repertoire.


Popular website:

Rudolphy, Katy. “Overview of Cajun History, Food and Culture.” ThoughtCo, 6 Sept. 2017,

“Cajuns.” Encyclopedia of World Cultures,,

LaBorde, Judy. “A Short History of the Acadians and Cajuns.” History, LSU Health Sciences Center,


These websites above offer plenty of historical content not only about Cajun cuisine but also about the history of their culture. Each website provides plenty of information at a quick read pace, allowing for a quick read and also a learning opportunity about one of America’s most influential cuisines and cultures. Go ahead, have a look!


TV Show:

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations

Season 4 Episode 2

New Orleans

This episode of No Reservations features New Orleans two years after Hurricane Katrina. This episode helps shed light on the strength of community found within the culture of Southern Louisiana. Learn how restaurants help rebuild the community and inspire hope through not only food but also by a resolve to help the local community.


Scholarly Works:

“Managing Food: Cajun Cuisine in Economic and Cultural Terms”

By: Ten Eyck, Toby A.

Ten Eyck, Toby A. “Managing Food: Cajun Cuisine in Economic and Cultural Terms.” Rural Sociology, vol. 66, no. 2, June 200, pp. 227-243. EBSCOhost,

This article by Ten Eyck, Toby A. discusses Cajun culture and cuisine and how they produce not only economic but also cultural rewards as well.


“Cajun Culture: An Interview”

By: Leonard Deutsch and Dave Peyton

(academic journal, interview)

Leonard Deustch, author and author Dave Peyton. “Cajun Culture: An Interview.” MELUS, no. 1, 1979, p. 81. EBSCOhost, dol:10.2307/467522.

Read an interview on the history of the Cajun people in this academic essay. Award winner Dave Peyton for his work on the study of Cajun Culture sits down with Leonard Deustch as they discuss how the Cajuns made is from Acadia to Louisiana and everything they had to deal with.


“Who Saved Jumbalaya?”

By: Bethany Ewald Bultman

Bultman, Bethany Ewald. “Who Saved Jambalaya?.” Petits Propos Culinaires, no. 80, Mar. 2006, pp. 79-92. EBSCOhost,

If you’re interested in learning some history behind Jambalaya then this is the academic journal for you. Not only do you dive into in the history of the Cajun and Creole people, you also learn about how Jambalaya came into existence.