Marcelle Bienvenu cooks at Central Market


In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Marcelle Bienvenu is on a mission to preserve and revive the traditional seafood dishes of New Orleans. Join her for a demonstration of recipes from her lastest book, Cooking up a Storm: Recipes Lost and Found from the Times-Picayune of New Orleans. The book consists of 250 recipes from the region along with the stories of their origins. The menu for this demo includes:

  • Roosevelt Hotel Shrimp Remoulade
  • Masson’s Oyster & Artichoke Soup
  • My Mama’s Crab Chops with Tartar Sauce served with Café Degas’ Stuffed Red Peppers & Toasted French Garlic Bread
  • Chocolate Pot de Crème



Central Market
3815 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77027


Cost is $65
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