Cookbook We Love: c’est un Soupçon

July 9, 2013 | By | Comments (0)

community cookbookc'est-un-soupconToday’s Community Cookbook: c’est un Soupçon (Copyright 1982. Published by the Lousiana Arts and Science Center Guild, Baton Rouge, LA)

In French, soupçon means a taste, or small sampling. At the Louisiana Arts and Science Center, the word soupçon got patron’s stomachs rumbling for ladies-who-lunch classics like cream of celery soup, cheese and horseradish sandwiches and crab quiche,  because the museum’s beloved riverside restaurant went by the same name. Unfortunately, the restaurant closed over a decade ago, but the recipes that were prepared and served at Soupçon have been preserved in this little cookbook. Categorized into salads, soups, sandwiches, quiches and desserts, they’re fit for a luncheon and as classically Southern as they come. Bonus: as the cover suggests, the cookbook is peppered with images of paintings and sculptures from the museum’s collection.

Don’t forget to send us a photo of your favorite community cookbook for a chance to win a collection of vintage cookbooks!

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