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Creole cooking

To be found in New Orleans and its outlying parishes, where French traditions, have mingled with those of Spain, England and the native Indian population to create a distinctive cuisine.

This style of cookery is often seasoned with thyme, bay leaf and sassafras filé (a seasoning for gumbo made with ground sassafras leaves). Its main ingredients are local crabs, crayfish, ham, oysters, rabbit, salt pork, shrimp, squirrel, turkey, wild duck accompanied by beans, okra and rice. See 'Cajun cooking'

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