Mme. Bégué's Recipes of Old New Orleans Creole Cookery

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Discover the origins of "second breakfast" in New Orleans. Originally published in 1900 from the handwritten notes of Mme. Bégué herself, this collection of dishes from a quintessential New Orleans restaurant are now available in a reprint of the 1937 edition.
ISBN: 9781455617586
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Louisiana
Images: 8
Pages: 104
Dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8 (h)
Elizabeth Kettenring Dutrey Bégué was born in Germany in 1853. She operated her restaurant during her marriages to various husbands. She served one meal between breakfast and lunch that became known across America as brunch. She died in October 1906, and her obituary was posted in the New York Times. It stated, "MME. BEGUE DEAD: New Orleans's Famous Cordon Bleu Ruled Her Kitchen for 43 Years."
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